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Homeless In Hobo Woods

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Kenny, a local painter, has lived on the Eastern Shore his whole life. The recession hit him hard, leaving him homeless and searching for work. He recently moved into Diakonia, the shelter in Ocean City, but before that he lived for years in a forest he calls "Hobo Woods." Bryan Russo relates Kenny's story and also talk with Claudia Nagle, the executive director of Diakonia, about the growing demand for shelter in Worcester County. 


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