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“I THINK WE DESERVE MORE THAN A WAREHOUSE BECAUSE WE ARE HUMAN BEINGS”

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Earlier this year, DigBoston contributor Bill Hayduke visited the homeless shelter on Long Island for two nights in writing a feature about life there that continues to find thousands of new readers in Boston and beyond on a weekly basis. Since the reception has been so strong, we have asked him to continue following the story as the shelter has been closed, and as hundreds scramble for a warm place to stay this winter. Continue reading

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SPECIAL FEATURE: A DISPATCH FROM TWO LONG AND DARK NIGHTS WITH THE HUB’S HOMELESS IN THE MIDDLE OF BOSTON HARBOR

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There’s no way a relatively privileged middle-class reporter could actually know what life is like on Long Island without staying there. And so in June, that’s exactly what I did. Continue reading

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ONE WOMAN’S STORY ABOUT HOPE, HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS IN BOSTON

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Though Cherie’s story is a sad one, it’s also hopeful; last year, she was accepted into a project-based building on Beacon Hill, where she has her own room and a plan to improve her situation. Continue reading