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Homeless D.C. College Students Find Holiday Respite

Dozens of college students in the D.C. area were without roofs over their heads for the winter break, but thanks to generous offers from WAMU listeners, many have found welcoming homes for the holidays.

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Baltimore Clinic Develops E-Records For Homeless Patients

Medical students volunteering at Baltimore Rescue Mission are trying to streamline patients' records through an electronic system they developed.

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On the Coast: Homeless In Ocean City

We'll head into the woods with a man named Kenny, who lived in a tent during Super Storm Sandy.

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Central Union Mission Returns To Downtown D.C.

Central Union Mission has been sheltering the homeless in Washington since 1884 — and is about to move back downtown.

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Homeless College Students Cope With Needing A Home Over Winter Break

Across the country, thousands of college students find themselves without a place to call home during school vacations. We'll meet several such students here in our region.

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Homeless Mother Waits In The Cold For Spot In Shelter

Complicated rules force D.C. shelters to turn away families, so they can keep beds empty before the start of "hypothermia season." One mother was left to walk the streets at night with her two-month-old son, hoping for cold.

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Homeless College Students Cope With Needing A Home Over Winter Break

Not all college students look forward to winter break with equal anticipation; for thousands of homeless college students, the stress of where to go over university holidays can be worse than a full courseload.

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Homeless In Ocean City: Worcester County Faces Growing Need

The summer in Ocean City, Md. may be all sunshine and orange crushes, but an increasing number of those who live year-round in the coastal city are struggling with homelessness. One of them, Kenny, shares his story. 

In this special segment of The Diane Rehm Show, we'll discuss why a growing number of teens are living on the streets.

This award-winning show features stories of two kids abandoned by their parents to the streets. One story profiles the the life of a young, black lesbian living on the streets of Portland, Oregon. The other story is about a counselor and an HIV positive homeless gay men in Phoenix, Arizona.

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