Dario Mitidieri - Series - 'Street Children of Bombay.' Only the worst of governments refuse to allow funding for programs to house children and families. (The street boys of Peru are taken care of by the Scripture Union Mission--for the last 50 years.)
This is poor .... we should all learn to be grateful for every good thing, good moment, good bite, good person in our lives. I'll bet everyone reading this has more on any day than this little fella has had ever ... and we no doubt complain more every day of our lives than he ever has. Let his face inspire us to appreciate.
CHILD LABOR. This is the republican dream for America's poor children. Keep voting in the "personal responsibility" assholes, and this will happen here. Job protections, even fundamental laws prohibiting child labor, are under constant threat by the party for the rich.
Poor children would arrive into homes with all their worldly possessions, which usually amounted to very little. One little girl at the Rose Cottage Home in Dickleburgh arrived clutching only 'a chestnut and a penny'.