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News - November 16, 2012

Reaching out to the streets

Downtown Streets Team's Project Homeless Connect gives lost souls a new connection to life

by Sue Dremann

Ken Pierre was living on the streets for more than 15 years, spiraling downward amid drug and alcohol addiction. Every time the disabled U.S. Army veteran got a job, he was fired because of his drinking, he said. Every day was a struggle; every night was worse.

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