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Homeless lives too often cut short

 Street Sense - USA 16 January 2019

“First Homicide of 2012” serves as a stark reminder that listing the homeless dead is an unending task. The lives of the homeless are often cut two or three decades short due to exposure, easily treated chronic diseases, addiction, or violence. (661 Words) - By Mary Otto

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People gather for the vigil in Washington, USA, for National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.Photo: Sarah Hogue

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A mourner at the Vigil for National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.Photo: Sarah Hogue

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An old man rests at the National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, Washington USA.Photo: Sarah Hogue

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A member of the vigil holds a poster of a deceased homeless person.Photo: Sarah Hogue


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