As my eyes read every word of this article my heart beats a little faster, my throat tightens and hot tears well up. How is it possible that there can be more homeless children today than any other time in US history? My heart breaks as I imagine little ones all across the country cold, hunger and perhaps without hope of a brighter tomorrow.
"Child homelessness has reached epidemic proportions in America," said Dr. Carmela DeCandia, director of the NCFH, in a statement. "Children are homeless tonight in every city, county and state — in every part of our nation.”