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Resource ID: #17678
Subject: Homelessness
Source: Phoenix Magazine
Date: December


A Phoenix Magazine investigation finds that "families represent the fastest-growing segment of the homeless population in Arizona..." The story reveals that nearly 40 percent of the homeless people in Maricopa County are families with children, :a statistic that mirrors the national trend." The report finds that even if "they may not look like stereotypical street people ... for them, every day is a fight to put a roof over their heads." It also profiles a number of homeless families and their personal tragedies, and looks at the psychological effects that many homeless children suffer from

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