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Author DeWandus Johnson’s “Cry Baby Cry” Exposes Plight of Homeless Children

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Twelve year old Trina finds herself homeless and the victim of child sex trafficking in this riveting book by DeWandus Johnson, St. entitled “Cry Baby Cry...Or Not.” Set in the North Lawndale community of Chicago, this story explores the ilife of young Trina whose deaf mute mother’s behavior drives her to leave home. After her mother’s suicide, Trina finds herself homeless and alone. How can she survive living on the streets? This story exposes the real life trauma of homeless children. Author DeWandus Johnson joins us to discuss the impact of homelessness on childten and the reality of the sex trafficking business that preys upon vulnerable youth.