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Is Homelessness A Product Of Society Or The Fault Of The Individual

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Is Homelessness A Product Of Society Or The Fault Of The Individual Homelessness in the UK had reached astronomical figures. Something has to be done to aid the situation before it spirals out of control. But who is to blame for the situation? Some may say the kids themselves! Believe it or not, one side of this debate blames the young people who live through the hell of street life every day. Suggesting that it is their fault for falling out with their families. They stereotype every homeless person as a drug dealer who has run away from home. ...read more.

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Stop and think for a moment, put yourself in their shoes. How would you feel coming home every night to know you may find your Mother or a sibling lying bruised and beaten on the floor? Perhaps as you open the front door you can smell the aroma of booze hanging in the air. Maybe, you fear going home at all as you your self are the victim in an aggressive family that is slowly falling apart. Another argument pointing the finger at the kids on the street claims that they are lazy and use begging so they do not have to work. ...read more.

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Sitting on hard concrete all day sometimes in extreme weather conditions and temperatures below zero, they may just make enough money to buy a couple of mars bars and a coffee to warm themselves up. In fact the average amount of money begging earns children from ages 13-18 is about 3 pounds a day. If they don't raise enough to eat there is nothing they can do, finding somewhere to sleep is their next priority. The government of this country put more money into security for the prime minister everyday than the give to help the homelessness problem on the streets of Britain. Society is entirely to blame for the problem. But no one seems to care. ...read more.

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