A recent study reveals more children are experiencing homelessness. At left, Genie Garcia, with one of her four children, Jessy Garcia,10, who says that being homeless is aggravating and not fun. They are staying at the women's shelter at The Gospel Mission in Modesto, March 9, 2009.
A recent study reveals more children are experiencing homelessness. At left, Genie Garcia, with one of her four children, Jessy Garcia,10, who says that being homeless is aggravating and not fun. They are staying at the women's shelter at The Gospel Mission in Modesto, March 9, 2009. Modesto Bee photo by Debbie Noda
A recent study reveals more children are experiencing homelessness. At left, Genie Garcia, with one of her four children, Jessy Garcia,10, who says that being homeless is aggravating and not fun. They are staying at the women's shelter at The Gospel Mission in Modesto, March 9, 2009. Modesto Bee photo by Debbie Noda

National child homeless rate hits home in Central Valley

March 10, 2009 12:08 PM