Dallas City Crews Dump Homeless People's Possessions

Dallas Observer | January 14, 2005
In a life beneath bridges and in homeless camps, Tommy Lee Simmons carried a photograph of his grandparents with him, wrapped in plastic stuffed deep inside his duffel. Now, thanks to a city sweep of a homeless camp, it's in the landfill.

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