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The Story of a Homeless Veteran

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The Story of a Homeless Veteran

The Story of a Homeless Veteran

The Story of a Homeless Veteran

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Vanessa Turner is a seven-year Army veteran who served in Iraq and returned home to Boston — but she doesn't have a place to live. Her story is unusual, but the challenges she faces as a returning soldier are not. NPR's Anthony Brooks reports.