Homeless Kids, Brighter Futures

One-third of children in the U.S. live without a home.
2:06 | 12/13/11

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It is going to be a tough Christmas for some of the youngest Americans a new study showing a 33%. Increase. In the number of homeless children in just four years. But tonight a way to help some of these children allowing them to hold on to their dream. It's the power of a simple photograph to transform -- life here's ABC's Barbara -- A few christmases ago Britney -- teen's family was homeless and down on their luck. Where and I used to tell people that I was -- -- though it always look at me different after that even Britney couldn't picture her future. It was -- rock bottom nine. But then one person changed everything celebrity photographer who forced Britney to see light through a different -- Linda Solomon made her career focusing on Hollywood's biggest stars. Now with a grant from General Motors she shining a light on homeless children helping them capture their hopes and dreams on -- I didn't -- finding great place to. Having our own house -- My game without judges find out find -- university ipads are or ipads. These are the -- that children -- and living in shelters they dreamed for others to have come home they dream for good education. -- photos are turned into holiday cards sold to benefit the programs that help get these families back on their feet. So this is -- I'll start it right on the spot. Secretary when -- snapped a photo of the sign of San Diego State University she dreamed of being the first person in her family go to college. Her card found its way to the president of the university. Who was so moved he offered her a full scholarship when he thanked -- -- -- -- So -- get. For all of these kids it is a chance to change focus picture of -- like they're on the road to hope once they could see it. And that Switzerland college. Barbara Pinto ABC news San Diego.

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