英國女攝影師 Lucy Nicholson 露西.尼科爾森拍攝了一組令人心酸的照片,

主角是美國底層階級無家可歸的兩個家庭——古茲曼一家和塞溫特斯一家的艱難生活。

根據2011年美國全國無家可歸問題中心進行的一項研究,

美國的無家可歸兒童比例高達1/45,人數達到160萬,為歷史最高。

加州的無家可歸兒童比例在美國居於第五。

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安格莉卡坐在一塊大石頭上。
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加利福尼亞州聖保拉的一個無家可歸者營地,36歲的安格莉卡·塞溫特斯收起帳篷。

 

加州聖保拉的無家可歸者營地,梅林達·古茲曼接受行為治療的證明被放在地上,玻璃已經破裂。研究發現無家可歸兒童更容易出現急性和慢性疾病,陷入飢餓的風險是其他兒童2倍,出現心理和行為問題的風險是其他兒童3倍,例如焦慮、抑郁、睡眠問題、感情冷漠和攻擊性。
加州聖保拉的無家可歸者營地,梅林達·古茲曼接受行為治療的證明被放在地上,玻璃已經破裂。研究發現無家可歸兒童更容易出現急性和慢性疾病,陷入飢餓的風險是其他兒童2倍,出現心理和行為問題的風險是其他兒童3倍,例如焦慮、抑郁、睡眠問題、感情冷漠和攻擊性。
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加州懷尼米港,班妮特正在公共衛生間洗頭。
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班妮特將隨身物品搬進汽車旅館的客房。

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安格莉卡正在清理指甲。
Angelica Cervantes, 36, checks into a motel after leaving a campsite because she couldn't afford to keep the rental car to take her children to school, in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Cervantes and her aunt Benita Guzman, 40, are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep seven of their eleven children together as a family. One in 45 children, totalling 1.6 million, is homeless, the highest number in United States' history, according to a 2011 study by the National Center on Family Homelessness. California is ranked the fifth highest state in the nation for its percentage of homeless children. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES)
安格莉卡在一家汽車旅館登記。
Melinda Guzman, 12, (L-R) Tomas Cervantes, 6, and Preciosa Cervantes, 8, play in a motel room after leaving a campsite because their mothers couldn't afford to keep the rental car to take them to school, in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Her mother Benita Guzman, 40, and Benita's niece Angelica Cervantes, 36, are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep seven of their eleven children together as a family. One in 45 children, totalling 1.6 million, is homeless, the highest number in United States' history, according to a 2011 study by the National Center on Family Homelessness. California is ranked the fifth highest state in the nation for its percentage of homeless children. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES)
梅林達、托馬斯·塞溫特斯和普萊希薩·古茲曼正在玩耍。
ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 22 OF 32 FOR PACKAGE ?AMERICA?S HOMELESS CHILDREN' Angelica Cervantes, 36, (R) and her son Tomas Cervantes, 6, sit in a motel room, in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Benita Guzman, 40, and her niece Cervantes are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep their children together as a family, and not taken away and separated in foster homes. After three weeks of sleeping at a campsite, the family could no longer afford a rental van to ferry the kids to school and had to find a cheap motel room for the night, so the children could walk to school. Picture taken February 28, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY) - RTR2Z3W6
格莉卡安與兒子托馬斯正在床上休息。
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托馬斯躺在床上休息,哥哥弗朗西斯科·塞溫特斯正在做作業。
Preciosa Guzman, 8, takes a shower in a motel room after leaving a campsite because her mother couldn't afford to keep the rental car to take the children to school, in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Her mother Benita Guzman, 40, and Benita's niece Angelica Cervantes, 36, are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep seven of their eleven children together as a family. One in 45 children, totalling 1.6 million, is homeless, the highest number in United States' history, according to a 2011 study by the National Center on Family Homelessness. California is ranked the fifth highest state in the nation for its percentage of homeless children. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES)
普萊希薩裹著浴巾,走進浴室洗澡。
Melinda Guzman, 12, sits in the corner of in a motel room after leaving a campsite because her mother couldn't afford to keep the rental car to take the children to school, in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Her mother Benita Guzman, 40, and Benita's niece Angelica Cervantes, 36, are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep seven of their eleven children together as a family. One in 45 children, totalling 1.6 million, is homeless, the highest number in United States' history, according to a 2011 study by the National Center on Family Homelessness. California is ranked the fifth highest state in the nation for its percentage of homeless children. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES)
梅林達坐在角落裡。

ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 29 OF 32 FOR PACKAGE ?AMERICA?S HOMELESS CHILDREN' Tomas Cervantes, 6, lies on a bed in a motel room, in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Benita Guzman, 40, and her niece Angelica Cervantes, 36, are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep their children together as a family, and not taken away and separated in foster homes. After three weeks of sleeping at a campsite, the family could no longer afford a rental van to ferry the kids to school and had to find a cheap motel room for the night, so the children could walk to school. Picture taken February 28, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY) ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 29 OF 32 FOR PACKAGE ?AMERICA?S HOMELESS CHILDREN'

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Angelica Cervantes, 36, (L) lies on the bed in a motel room with her daughter Veronica Cervantes, 9, after leaving a campsite because she couldn't afford to keep the rental car to take her children to school, in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Cervantes and her aunt Benita Guzman, 40, are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep seven of their eleven children together as a family. One in 45 children, totalling 1.6 million, is homeless, the highest number in United States' history, according to a 2011 study by the National Center on Family Homelessness. California is ranked the fifth highest state in the nation for its percentage of homeless children. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES)

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懷尼米港,班妮特送外甥女安格莉卡的孩子上學。班妮特和安格莉卡共有11個孩子。

ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 32 OF 32 FOR PACKAGE ?AMERICA?S HOMELESS CHILDREN' Melinda Guzman, 12, walks into her school in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Benita Guzman, 40, and her niece Angelica Cervantes, 36, are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep their children together as a family, and not taken away and separated in foster homes. After three weeks of sleeping at a campsite, the family could no longer afford a rental van to ferry the kids to school and had to find a cheap motel room for the night, so the children could walk to school. Picture taken February 28, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY) - RTR2Z3WK

ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 20 OF 32 FOR PACKAGE ?AMERICA?S HOMELESS CHILDREN' (R-L) Angelica Cervantes, 36, her daughter Veronica Cervantes, 9, her son Tomas Cervantes, 6, her daughter Preciosa Cervantes, 8, and her aunt's daughter Melinda Guzman, 12, watch television in a motel room, in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Benita Guzman, 40, and her niece Cervantes are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep their children together as a family, and not taken away and separated in foster homes. After three weeks of sleeping at a campsite, the family could no longer afford a rental van to ferry the kids to school and had to find a cheap motel room for the night, so the children could walk to school. Picture taken February 28, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY) - RTR2Z3WM

Benita Guzman, 40, cries as she stands in the campground she has been staying with her niece Angelica Cervantes, 36, and their children, in Santa Paula, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. The two are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep seven of their eleven children together as a family. One in 45 children, totalling 1.6 million, is homeless, the highest number in United States' history, according to a 2011 study by the National Center on Family Homelessness. California is ranked the fifth highest state in the nation for its percentage of homeless children. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES)
班妮特在面對攝影師鏡頭時留下眼淚。

Richard Guzman, 20, stands by the tents where he has been staying with his mother and aunt, in Santa Paula, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. His mother Benita Guzman, 40, and Benita's niece Angelica Cervantes, 36, are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep seven of their eleven children together as a family. One in 45 children, totalling 1.6 million, is homeless, the highest number in United States' history, according to a 2011 study by the National Center on Family Homelessness. California is ranked the fifth highest state in the nation for its percentage of homeless children. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES)

ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 8 OF 32 FOR PACKAGE ‘AMERICA’S HOMELESS CHILDREN' Angelica Cervantes, 36, holds her head as she stands in the campground she has been staying with her aunt Benita Guzman, 40, and their children, in Santa Paula, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Guzman and Cervantes are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep their children together as a family, and not taken away and separated in foster homes. After three weeks of sleeping at a campsite, the family could no longer afford a rental van to ferry the kids to school and had to find a cheap motel room for the night, so the children could walk to school. Picture taken February 28, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY)
安格莉卡用手捂著臉,靠在車上。
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安格莉卡坐在一個整理箱上,身前堆放著全家人的衣服。
Benita Guzman, 40, puts possessions in a storage locker after leaving a campsite because she couldn't afford to keep the rental car to take her children to school, in Port Hueneme, some 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California February 28, 2012. Guzman and her niece Angelica Cervantes, 36, are homeless but stick together in an effort to keep seven of their eleven children together as a family. One in 45 children, totalling 1.6 million, is homeless, the highest number in United States' history, according to a 2011 study by the National Center on Family Homelessness. California is ranked the fifth highest state in the nation for its percentage of homeless children. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES)
加州懷尼米港,40歲的班妮特·古茲曼正將被褥和衣物放入儲藏室。
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加州懷尼米港,班妮特的雙腳。此時,她剛剛將孩子送到學校上學,正在吃早飯。
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班妮特正與外甥女安格莉卡吃早餐。
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加州聖保拉的無家可歸者營地,理查德·古茲曼趴在堆放在一起的衣服和毯子上。
HOMELESS-FAMILY/
安格莉卡正在清掃營地。

 

 

 

 

 

 

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