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If we look at one specific day in the month of May we can begin to comprehend some of these big numbers in a more personal way.
I will pick a random night. May 17. I will focus on families, mothers and children. These are people who would generally not fit the stereotypical picture that some people have of the homeless.
44 mothers did not have to sleep on the street on May 17, 2012
14 parents did not have to sleep on the street on May 17, 2012
101 children did not have to sleep on the street on this day and were able to remain with their mother or family. One night in a year.