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METRO | Homes for the brave? A vet’s story

I was officially a homeless military veteran in the otherwise vibrant city known as Austin. By Jenn Lewis | The Rag Blog | January 6, 2016 AUSTIN — Confucius once said, “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but … finish reading Jenn Lewis :
METRO | Homes for the brave? A vet’s story

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Homeless Vets and Hungry Kids? Empathy Meets Realpolitik

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Empathy Meets Realpolitik How many of our nation’s leaders have ever gone to bed hungry? U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics show that, ‘12.4 million children in the U.S. are “food insecure” — defined … finish reading Homeless Vets and Hungry Kids? Empathy Meets Realpolitik

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Numbers of Homeless Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Are Growing

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, there are about 195,000 homeless veterans on any given night. Photo: AP/World Wide Photos.Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans join the homelessBy Anna Sussman / November 11, 2008 Ethan Kreutzer joined the Army at … finish reading Numbers of Homeless Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Are Growing

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Austin Police : Fear-Mongering About the Homeless

Mr. George, 6th & Congress, Austin, September 2007. Photo by Brian K. George.‘Police Chief Art Acevedo spoke about the homeless, panhandlers and drug users being the cause of the ills of our society’By Debbie Russell / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Austin Police : Fear-Mongering About the Homeless

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