Examples Of Homelessness In America

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The Epidemic of Homelessness in America Imagine the limitations of providing adequate housing for you, and your family while living paycheck to paycheck. Where a sick day, or the cut back of hours at work could leave you with the inability to pay rent. Unfortunately, this is a hardship that millions of Americans who live below the poverty line face on a daily basis. Now, imagine someone suffering with mental illness, or drug addiction on their own, who are obviously in desperate need for the resources that could enable them to become functional in society. Instead, time again they are left to wonder the streets without any hope insight. Finally, imagine a starving student with little to no income, and no family support, still trying to obtain …show more content…
It touches individuals, and families alike, and with little to no resources, changes to hourly wages, or availability of affordable housing it will continue to flourish. Unless, America could decide to lend a helping hand, than many could overcome, and finally find the stable housing needed to become a working part of society again. Moreover, until policy changes are made, and poverty is demolished homelessness in America will continue. The only way to stop it from continuing is for Americans to wake-up, and realize that dealing with homelessness is an issue, not just something an individual asks for by their own actions in life. In fact, sadly many become, and remain homeless because of circumstances that were beyond their control. So, next time you see a homeless person do not judge but look within, and be thankful you did not have to face such a dire situation so far in your lifetime. Lastly, remember the millions of people in America tonight who will not have a place to call home, let alone a bed to sleep in, and think about what you and your community can do to help end the homelessness epidemic in

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