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Scotty


Scotty has been homeless in Denver since he was 13 years-old. He’s 23 now and still homeless, and says he’s kind of gotten used to to being on the streets. At 13, Scotty’s mother kicked […]

Scotty

Scotty has been homeless in Denver since he was 13 years-old. He’s 23 now and still homeless, and says he’s kind of gotten used to to being on the streets.

At 13, Scotty’s mother kicked him out into the streets. He survived with the support of older homeless kids in the downtown area of Denver.  I cannot even imagine what goes through a child’s mind when they forced into homelessness by being thrown away.

Sadly, a huge percentage of homeless kids are never even reported as missing!

 

 

 

Very special thanks to Sox Place.

This Invisible People road trip is made possible by  Sevenly and Virgin Mobile USA, who are partnering to end youth homelessness through Virgin Mobile USA’s initiative, RE*Generation. For more information please click here.

 

 

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  • WOLF – THE AUTISTIC WEREWOLF

    Ok this is another issue I don’t understand. How can a parent kick “Their Child” out into the street. I don’t even understand how a foster parent can kick into the street a foster child they cared for over the years. Yes the State no longer pays after age 18 but in the time spend together the child was nothing but a pack check.

    I’m autistic I lack strong human empathy but really if I raised a foster child, loved them, went to their school plays, took them to church, shared good and bad times together I will be damned if I’d just kick the baby out on the street just because the state no longer pays. To me a foster child is a lifetime commitment to one whom you accepted as a family member.

    I might understand if the kid was a drug addict, abusive or a danger to himself or others kicking him out may be what’s needed. Kicking a kid out because he is gay is also stupid. How can anyone dare call themselves a Christian or a Parent when they throw children into the streets. I lack almost all social skills but I do understand humanity enough to know youo don’t throw kids into the streets under ANY CIRCUMSTANCES! If a child needs help you get them help you DON’T throw a child away.

    I honestly can’t imagine being homeless at the tender age of 13. The parents of this child thown away just make me freakin heart sick.