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65 Million Americans Are Not Having a Happy July 4th

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Unsurprisingly the children who’d suffered early life stress also had more behavioural problems, and the smaller the affected brain structures were, the greater the behavioural problems.

Not sure how being Native American is IN AND OF ITSELF a problem equal to being homeless or in prison!!!

Agreed, that was a weird point to bring up, unless they're trying to say those 5 million Native Americans are on reservations.

Poverty and homeless numbers:

On the night of July 4 and on any given night, over 600,000 people are homeless, according to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, a quarter of which, over 130,000, are children.

Over 4 million people live in homes where each person lives on less than $2 per day (2.8 million are children) according to the National Poverty Center of the University of Michigan. Over 20 million people are living in deep poverty with incomes of less than 50 percent of the already low US poverty lines.

There are far fewer homeless people than people with a home in poverty.

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