A Teen Girl's Life on the Street

It was dark and cold in downtown Portland, Ore. Lying on a tattered sleeping bag on Southwest 3rd Avenue was 15-year-old Taylor. In November, 2009, she was one of hundreds of young people living on this city's streets every year, according to Jani Morton, a case manager for Janus Youth Programs. CLICK HERE for information on how to help homeless youth. Taylor was high. Her pupils were dilated and she was shivering from the cold. This was Taylor's life, day in and day out. Over a year ago,...Full Story
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