Eventhough many people do not like to hear about it but many kids each
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Eventhough many people do not like to hear about it, but many kids each year are
either thrown or run away to live on the streets. For one reason or another they turn away
from there home life, and turn to live on the street. Many look towards prostitution as a
means of funding there drug addiction. All they have to look forward to is broken hearts
and broken dreams.
Most of the kids in the movie have no homes. One girl lives with her parents.
Some other kids live at the YMCA Many live out of sewer and under bridges. Two kids
live in an abandoned apartment building, where there “furnishings” are no water or
electricity. They do though have a couch. Another kid lives under a bridge with a man
named Jack. They all gave up a loving family, a good education, and possibly a good
These kids have a big drug addiction, and some of them look for prostitution as a
fund for there drugs. One girl calls it sex only when you are getting paid for it. One girl
calls the men who buy her pervert. Some girls do it so they can get pregnant and get
taken care of. One girl Erin, her mother does not really care for her daughter, but when
she brought home two hundred dollars, she was very excited.
Erin is lucky, her mother still does care for her. Many other kids in the movie
either do not care for there parent or there parents do not care for them. Some kids say
there parents do not love them or they tried to contact there parent, but the parents would
not listen. This is very frightening and unfortunate, because they once had a family that
love and cared for them. They all had a chance, but now they are living alone on the
streets, no where to go and no one to turn to. The scary thing is that this could happen to
These kids live very tragic lives. They spend there days begging for money, and
searching through dumpsters for some food. Some tried to live with there parent , but
they just threw them back to the streets. One kid Dwayne, his father is in jail. His father
is an arsonist, a burglar, and has committed many other offenses. This could be one
reason he is on the streets. Unfortunately even thought there are social worker and other
people trying to help these kids, they will not listen. Life on the streets is tough, and it is
very hard. One kid Dwayne committed suicide while he was in jail. All he wanted was a
family that loved him. When word got to the streets that he was dead, no one was faced
by it. Life is very hard and these kids do not have much to look forward to.
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