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42,000 homeless students called the street home

February 10, 2012, Beloit, Wisconsin Lloyd Johnson, 50, walks stepdaughter Janasa Winnwright, 4, from school back to the Hands of Faith day shelter.

During these cold winter months this little girl goes home to a shelter, but nearly 42,000 homeless students called the street home in the 2012-13 School Year.