What Do Romania and the United States Have in Common?

One in five American children is now living in poverty, giving the United States the highest child poverty rate of any developed nation except for Romania.

One of many hard-to-believe facts from this excellent five-part story about New York City’s homeless children (of which there are 22,000), told through the remarkable, and painful, eyes of an 11-year-old named Dasani.

It is very, very good, and it hurt to read. Do yourself a favor and take the time to read it.

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