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Los Angeles: Family living in motel speaks out amid homelessness crisis


We talk a lot about the opioid and overdose epidemic in this country these days but less so about the homelessness crisis but more than a million kids in the U. S. are homeless maybe that'll help turn the tide solve this problem seven year old heaven headings wishes she could live in a real home ideal but it shows we don't have enough money that's it eighty five percent of the children in her school district LA unified live in poverty her mother Kristin says she never expected her family to become homeless it happened after she and her husband lost jobs and she's learned that can happen to anyone the endings family lives in a motel in a high crime area unfortunately we have experience child abduction we have experienced domestic violence Maddie Flores helps homeless families in Los Angeles he says their situation is abusive I would say but common school district is provided housing vouchers for families but many landlords won't rent to them six year old kai Eddings has just one wish Peter king CBS

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