Editor’s note: The name of the woman Jessica is a pseudonym, per her request.
“I never thought I’d be in this situation.”
Those words from Jessica, a middle-aged homeless woman in Mariposa County, are probably true for most homeless people.
For whatever reason, whether it’s bad luck, poor health, strained family relationships, drug use, mental illness or more, many homeless people never envisioned being in the situation they find themselves in.
“Who wants to be a nomad and bounc...
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