Delilah graduating

Delilah was 10 years old when her mother had discovered that they had fallen victim to rental fraud. With only one night left in their old apartment, she watched her mother stay up all night calling shelters to find one that had space for a family of four. For three months they went from church basement to church basement, often in different parts of the city. Sometimes her bus rides to school were interminably long. Hear how the family coped.

%22I'm going to fail grade three%22 Delilah's homeless diary entry

Dealing with homeless stereotypes at school

Mom taught us generosity while we had nothing

Maintaining a sense of normalcy while homeless

The challenge of homework while homeless

Homeless friends and playmates

How mom taught us resilience

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