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January 13, 1989
Public school officials, concerned that students may be living on the streets, opened homeless shelters in two Houston schools so needy pupils can get beds, showers and a meal. A 12-year-old girl who had been sleeping under an abandoned house was the first of six children to enter the shelters, officials said. The shelters will remain open nightly until at least Jan.
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January 13, 1989
Public school officials, concerned that students may be living on the streets, opened homeless shelters in two Houston schools so needy pupils can get beds, showers and a meal. A 12-year-old girl who had been sleeping under an abandoned house was the first of six children to enter the shelters, officials said. The shelters will remain open nightly until at least Jan.
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July 19, 1992 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The last mile was certainly not the toughest for Jeanette Goodman, who hiked from El Paso, Tex., to Simi Valley on her "Mother's March" to focus attention on the plight of the homeless and the mentally ill. On Saturday, the 50-year-old former property manager pushed a three-wheeled cart containing her food and clothing up a winding hillside road to the terminus of her 2 1/2-month journey--the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
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April 27, 2007 | Lianne Hart, Times Staff Writer
Joel Arreolo says it took less than a minute for the tornado that tore through here this week to destroy the life he spent 35 years building. As he picked through the rubble Thursday of what was his general store and home, his eyes reddened with tears. "It was my dream to leave something for my son, or send him to college," he said. "It's too late for me now." Scanning the horizon of mangled metal, shredded pink insulation and splintered wood, Arreolo, 64, was overwhelmed.
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