Global Sisters Report brings you special coverage during NETWORK's 2016 Nuns on the Bus tour, which started July 11 in Wisconsin, runs through the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, and concludes July 29 at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. See more photos day by day, News from the Road blogs and videos from NETWORK Lobby, the sponsor of Nuns on the Bus.
We can't all sleep on a bed of clouds. Some people in our town have to sleep on stone or concrete streets.
-Layla age 12
So young and so astute to the world around her. I have never met Layla, but thousands can relate to stone pillows and the cold concrete.
I've never lived in public housing; never feared the drug dealer residing next door. I have never had to use public transportation nor worry about what I would have to eat. I have been hugged, however, by those who have.