Tag: homeless

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Dispossessed in the Land of Dreams

Suzan Russaw is 70 years old. She lived in affordable Palo Alto housing for decades. Then, in 2013, she was forced to move into her car. On the new homeless of Silicon Valley.

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Tent City, U.S.A.

A field study in homeless Fresno.

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The Star on the Sidewalk

On Arielle Holmes, a burgeoning actress who was, literally, plucked from the streets.

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How a Traveling Consultant Helps America Hide the Homeless

Robert Marbut is in the business of helping cities criminalize homelessness.

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Doug Seegers’ Nashville Skyline

How a 63-year-old country singer went from a Nashville homeless shelter to #1 on the Swedish charts in under a year.

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How One Man Went From Homeless to CEO

The story of a call center virtuoso.

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In Brazilian City, Homeless Face ‘Extermination’

In Goiânia, a city of 1.3 million in Brazil’s agricultural heartland, one in twenty homeless residents have been murdered in the last two years.

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Invisible Child: Dasani’s Homeless Life

There are more than 22,000 homeless children in New York, the highest number since the Great Depression. This is one of their stories.

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Homeless in America

A breakdown of the early 80s homeless epidemic.

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Myths Over Miami

God has fled, avenging angels hide out in the Everglades, and more “secret stories” passed down by homeless kids in Miami shelters.