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I met Hype in Portland, Oregon. She is 19 and has lived on the streets for 5 years. She was 13 when her foster mom kicked her out. Although this may shock you it is very common. 40% of homeless youth are never ever even reported missing.

The night before Hype slept under a bridge.

I cannot help but feel her sadness.

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