Recent government estimates indicate that on most nights at least 68,000 to 100,000 are without a home and an additional 186,000 may be living with family causing overcrowded living situations. Most emotional problems in homeless families are cause by severe stress and extreme poverty combined with inability to provide housing and medical care. (Bassuk and Zima 2008). Families who become homeless often depend on relatives and friends for assistance, frequently moving in with relatives and causing overcrowding living arrangements. From the overcrowding tension escalates and supportive relationship dissolve causing homelessness to occur again and again.
But few died from starvation. The Children during the great depression to on jobs when their parents could not or when they needed more money. Some children raised their siblings due to parents being gone to work half the time. Some children found themselves comforting their parents due to depression or over whelming stress. When people were evicted from their house the sometimes would have to use pieces of lumbar and cardboard boxes they would build miny houses or shacks and call them “hoovervilles” they named them after president hover because so many people thought that it was his fault that the depression had started.
Title: The Fault In Our Stars Author: John Green Summary: A seventeen year-old girl named Hazel Grace Lancasteris a cancer patient, whorarely left their house, spent quite a lot of time in her bed, read the same book over and over and devoting her abundant free time thinking about death. It was late winter when her parents forced her to attend a Support Group weekly which her Regular Doctor Jim agreed. In the Support Group they have to introduce themselves, which she finds depressing as hell. She hada friend from the Support Group named Isaac, who is suffering from Eye Cancer which at the later part brought his friend Augustus Waters who was once a basketball player but stopped because he lost his right leg due to osteosarcoma. On that same day, when Augustus introduced himself and told everybody that he feared oblivion, right at that moment Hazel knew there was something about him that stirred up her insides which she never felt before towards any other guy plus the fact that he was hot.
Unemployment in the Great Depression The unemployment in the Depression was very scary. The Depression started with the market crash of 1929. There were mostly men lost their jobs across Canada. Many of the men who had families needed money. If the men didn쥁 have any money, they couldn쥁 feed their families.
While growing up the Walls family moved from place to place. Camping in the dessert, living in bad neighbourhoods was the least of their worries. Rex Walls was and alcoholic and could never keep a steady job while his wife had a teaching degree but focused on being an artist. With two parents, four children and an unreliable income, each child was required to find their own food. When Rex got paid and groceries were bought, the food lasted only a few days.
After the economy started going down many people were losing their jobs, unemployment rates started to go up and people were forced to go back to school. Businesses were laying off people, closing doors and the ones who stayed open would not do any hiring. When business did hire new employees, they lowered the wages tremendously. Many of the people who lost their jobs were forced to take lower wages, go to school part time while losing their homes and filing bankruptcy. Although many people qualified for grants to pay for school, books & supplies without having to take out student loans.
Almost all were left homeless with no where to go and depending on the government for help. Still to this day many are living in Fema trailers or living in Houston. Thousands of homes are ruined and these people will never live in what they used to call home. Randee Sacks from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health stated, “Four years later studies show that children displaced by the disaster are showing signs of depression, anxiety and general emotional and behavioral problems, with many lacking any health insurance and many missing substantial amounts of school. The parents are suffering similar problems ranging from depression and hypertension to post-traumatic stress syndrome” (Levine 1).
Children Living With An Alcoholic Four o’clock in the morning and still no sign of my father. I can hear my mother pacing around outside my door calling and calling to find out where my dad could be. Although my mom has to get up in three hours for work, she gets in her car to go to the local bar. Shortly after, I fall back to sleep both my parents arrive home and all I hear is a whole lot of screaming. This happens quite a bit, so I try to tune them out by putting my pillow over my head and attempting to fall back to sleep.
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The poorest 40 percent of the world’s population accounts for 5 percent of global income, and the richest, 20 percent accounts for three-quarters of the world’s income (Shah). Lack of education has caused people to settle for low paying jobs, or in most cases, unemployment. Part of the reason why students lack interest in school is because of the environment. Some students