Your evening cry: There are more than 22,000 homeless children in New York, the highest number since the Great Depression. This is one of their stories.

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If one more person tells me that welfare is fun and people are just 'lazy', I'm going to print this story and give it to them. Well first I'm going to scream on the inside, but I'll follow up with giving them some reading. Poverty is not fun. Poverty hurts the most vulnerable among us. Surely we can do better.