The Lonely Homeless

Consider for a moment the homeless. Especially consider any one of the estimated 107,000 (0.035% of US population) chronically homeless within the borders of America.

Lonely Homeless
Homeless, Hungry, Sick, and Tired – He Has No one

Why are this small number of people chronically living on the streets? The answer to that question may have greater importance for society than for these individuals.

At 0.035% of the American problem, the chronically homeless are hardly a national emergency and often get lost in the noise of homeless statistics.

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