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    Rebekah lives in Falls City, Ore., and is part of an astonishing statistic: 32 percent of the youth in Falls City are officially homeless. There are nearly 2 million homeless youth in America, many congregating in the Pacific Northwest. Watch the full story on "20/20" Friday at 10 p.m. ET.
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    Rebekah says the happiest time in her life was when she was in the third grade. In late May of this year she got into a drunk-driving car accident. Her friend was driving, and neither was wearing a seat belt. She said she practically went through the windshield and had to have surgery to piece her forehead back together. Doctors said both were lucky to be alive.<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/cried-time-kicked-12780022" target="external">CLICK HERE to learn more about Rebekah.</a>
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    Chris Cuomo talks to Dakota who, by 16 years of age, had experienced a lifetime of lessons.
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    Dakota is shown here as a first grader. Dakota says the first time she was homeless was when she was 8 years old.
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    In a desperate situation with nowhere to go, Dakota was taken in by her best friend's family. Two months ago Dakota graduated from high school, and next month she will enter University of Portland on a full scholarship.
    Courtesy of the Newton family.
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    At 17 years old, George said his parents sent him away on a bus. His aunt, he said, gave him an address for what she said was the home of relatives in San Francisco but the address turned out to be for a McDonald's restaurant.
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    George, shown here at age 4 in 1996.
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    Chris Cuomo talks shop with George about their shared passion for bicycles. For the past several months, George has volunteered his time repairing and rebuilding bikes. Two months ago, George, 18, got on a bus and traveled to his grandparents' home in Washington state. They welcomed him into their home, so he'll be staying there and will attend Whatcom Community College in the fall. <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/teen-lived-tree-finds-home/story?id=14371587" target="external">CLICK HERE to learn more about George.</a>
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    13-year-old June, of Portland, Ore., was born a boy but identifies as a girl. Facing bullying by her brothers, she says she feels like an outsider in her own home. She often stays with friends and has lived in a shelter. Recently June was accepted into a long-term treatment program, but she didn't last long. She's back at her parents' house and says her family has become more accepting of her. She plans to take another shot at school next year.
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    Chris Cuomo rides along with Officer Matthew Friedman of the San Francisco Police Department. Friedman reaches out to several youth and finds that they do not want help or information about services. They just want to be left alone.
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