An eye-opener … and excellent investigative journalism.
As the main page of the New York Times opened up, a headline from the sidebar caught my eye.
‘Over 22,000 homeless children in New York city …”
What? So much? I clicked on the article to read it. It was the last of a five-part series, and so I started from the top.
‘Invisible Child’ – an investigative series by Andrea Elliot of the New York Times, follows Dasani and her family for about a year. It chronicles the daily life of a homeless child, their highlights, and more often than not, the downsides of daily life.
As I read the series, I was dismayed. We see the homeless adults walking about on the street; but we don’t see the children of these. We see a family out on the street, and as we look at them, we can see that they are low-income families. But I don’t see…
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