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A Resident's Perspective On Life In D.C. General

Sherell McGee is many things: a cook, a mother, a high school graduate. She's also homeless. And her homelessness is related to one of McGee's other qualifiers — product of D.C.'s foster care system.
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Inside D.C. General: A Tour of the City's Largest Homeless Shelter

D.C. General is only two miles from the U.S. Capitol and a stone's throw from RFK Stadium, but most Washingtonians will never visit this sprawling, dilapidated facility.
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Growing Up At D.C. General: How Kids Cope With Shelter Life

For many kids, D.C. General is a home that feels increasingly unsafe following the disappearance of eight-year-old Relisha Rudd.
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In Love, Married — and Homeless

We'll talk with Bryon and Davinia, a homeless couple who got married a year ago on Valentine's Day — and are still living on the streets.

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Can D.C. End Homelessness For Veterans?

As D.C. struggles to house hundreds of homeless families, we'll check back in on a program targeting the city's chronic homelessness.

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On the Coast: After Dramatic Rescue, Homeless Veteran Gets New Lease on Life

A month ago, a homeless vet was living in a tent in the woods outside Ocean City, Md. Since then, his entire life has changed.

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Rockville Homeless Shelter Survives Power Scare

Rockville's Home Builders Care Assessment Center is in crisis mode this week with the frigid temperatures and a power outage putting many homeless people at risk.

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Plans For Year-Round Homeless Shelter In Arlington Approved

The Arlington County Board has approved the permit for an overnight homeless shelter in the Courthouse neighborhood.

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Central Mission Making Christmas Happen For Needy Families

A mission in downtown D.C. is collecting toys for the less fortunate over the holidays, and they're hoping some last-minute donations can cover a shortfall for certain children.

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New Arlington Homeless Shelter Up For Vote By County Board

The Arlington County Board will vote next week on whether to acquire an office building near the Courthouse Metro for use as a homeless shelter.