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Youth and homelessness and the new film 'The Homestretch'




Title page of the new film, The Homestretch
Title page of the new film, The Homestretch

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More than a million children in the United States are without a home.

Some are on the streets. Others couch surf and rely on the kindness of strangers.

A new PBS documentary "The Homestretch" shares the stories of three homeless teens in Chicago.

 

Host A Martinez talked with filmmaker Anne De Mare and one of the film's featured subjects, a young man named Roque.