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Suits and job training offer hope to veterans
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Suits and job training offer hope to veterans

In 1980 veteran, Nelson Quinones, was rushing to get to the car repair company where he worked when he was hit in a head-on collision that left him with a cracked skull and a broken leg. His two-month recovery in the hospital cost him his job and he needed to turn to veteran programs to help him get back to […]

NYC homeless youth population at a record high
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NYC homeless youth population at a record high

These youth continue to function in society, hiding the issue of their homelessness to the outside world.

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City poet hits hard times

Donald Green, “A New York Times Published Poet” sells his work for $1 in a dank subway corridor. He is still searching for literary fame.

A warm winter brings relief to the homeless
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A warm winter brings relief to the homeless

“It has been a mild winter, but I’m not worried about sh**,” Larry Reddick said. “Bring on the snow, I can’t wait.”

Unemployed, homeless and protesting  with Occupy Wall Street
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Unemployed, homeless and protesting with Occupy Wall Street

David Everitt-Carlson makes signs for the protestors

Philadelphia Life: Homeless and hungry, hundreds turn to outreach groups for help
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Philadelphia Life: Homeless and hungry, hundreds turn to outreach groups for help

Philadelphia homeless shelters and advocacy groups are feeling the strain of a reeling economy, serving more people with fewer resources.

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Homeless find strength in spirituality

Faith in a higher power provides a constant source of strength to countless people living on the streets.

Proposed budget cuts will hurt homeless
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Proposed budget cuts will hurt homeless

More than 39,000 people in New York City seek shelter each day. Officials and advocates claim Paterson’s proposed cuts would drastically reduce aid to the homeless.