What Kid Hasn't Dreamed of Running away from Home and hitting the road? If your father was a kid in the 1930s, chances are that's what he would have done, looking for work and adventure. Between 1929 and 1941, an estimated 4,000,000 Americans, desperate for food and lodging, roamed the land. Of this number, 250,000 were teenagers who rode the rails and grew up fast in speeding boxcars, living in hobo jungles, begging on the streets, and running from the police and clubwielding railroad guards. The restless youth of these ...