New federal program helps young adults aging out of foster care: “Who would think that I would go to college?”

Every year, more than 20,000 teenagers age out of the foster care system. Within four years, about 5,000 of them are homeless.

A new federal program called Foster Youth for Independence aims to help those young adults, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson told CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan in an exclusive interview.

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