New Orleans Homeless Encampment Has a Survival Culture All Its Own

Gambit | February 13, 2008
The 200 or so homeless people who live in makeshift shelters under an overpass in the shadow of downtown have formed a community in which they look out for each other and work together to find homes for their members.


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