Homelessness: The Horrible Epidemic

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Homelessness: the Horrible Epidemic
Throughout history, homelessness and poverty have plagued even the most advanced societies. Many wonder how this could be possible because of the many advancements contributing to the wellness of the people; however, no matter how many advancements are made, countries cannot eradicate the seemingly never-ending issue. To the more blessed, homelessness can appear lazy, but they are over-simplifying the issue. There are many other factors to becoming homeless like drug abuse, domestic abuse, mental illness, and poverty (“Why Are People Homeless” pars. 1-3). It is important to remember the causes of homelessness because it will be easier to remediate the issue in the long run.
One of the most common and well-known causes of homelessness is drug abuse. Cocaine and heroin are two of the
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