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WAMU Coverage Of National Hunger And Homelessness Awareness Week

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The woods near Ocean City, Md., have seen an increasing number of homeless people camped out.
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The woods near Ocean City, Md., have seen an increasing number of homeless people camped out.

For National Hunger And Homelessness Awareness Week, WAMU reporters talked to residents struggling with homelessness around the region. From a camp in the woods near Ocean City, Md., to a college student put out over the holidays to a homeless mother walking the streets of the District at night with her infant child, WAMU reporters shine a light on this pressing issue for the region.

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