"There are more than 1.5 million young people living on the streets, in shelters, and even staying in the house of strangers, the United States. Despite the stereotypes, many of them are not addicts, criminals or mentally ill. They come from families they do not understand, some are runaways who could no longer tolerate the abuse in their own homes and others are out of the foster care system without having to go .... "
In the MTV documentary, "The Break", through the personal vision of Edge, viewers know Ava, Nancy and Rob, young people without a home to call their own, and desperately needing a change. How many homeless youth, face a daily struggle for food and shelter, and still live with osperigos crime and drug use.
Every day many close their eyes, saying that these problems are too big to be solved. But homeless advocate Anne Mahlum thinks differently and know that the documentary will reveal that it is possible for people to find the right tools to build a new life.
"I wanted to find the right answer to the question: 'How do we respond to the homeless?' Edge told U2.com, Dublin on his views on The Break. "I want the audience to think differently about the homeless, to realize that many of these cliches are false ..."
Over the Edge, and part of the program, the video below. The Break will air in America on Friday.