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With Thousands Of Homeless Students, This District Put Help Right In Its Schools

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Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle arrive at an AIDS Day charity event on Dec. 1. Their spring wedding plans have sparked controversy over the homeless in Windsor. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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Flooded houses near Lake Houston on Aug. 30, after the storm called Harvey swept through. Sociologist Clare Cooper Marcus says our homes hold our emotional history — our memories, our hopes, our dreams and pain. In some ways our homes are who we are. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The Haven for Hope, a homeless shelter in San Antonio, is one of dozens of locations around 20 South Texas counties where people are now being tested for latent tuberculosis infections. Wendy Rigby/Texas Public Radio hide caption

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South Texas Fights Tuberculosis One Blood Test At A Time

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Members of Girl Scout Troop 6000 troop and leader Giselle Burgess hug after being honored as the first troop exclusively for homeless girls, at a ceremony at New York City Hall on April 25. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An NYC Scout Troop Provides Homeless Girls A Place Of Their Own

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A DIYgirls team from San Fernando Senior High School created a device that uses solar power to sanitize a tent using antibacterial UV lights. Courtesy of DIYGirls hide caption

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All-Girls Teen Engineering Team Creates A Solar-Powered Tent For Homeless People

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The Number Of Hungry And Homeless Students Rises Along With College Costs

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Joseph Funn experienced homelessness for almost 20 years, until he moved into an apartment in December. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Obamacare Helped The Homeless, Who Now Worry About Coverage Repeal

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Volunteers serve free dinner to homeless people at Robin Hood restaurant in Madrid. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Spain's 'Robin Hood Restaurant' Charges The Rich And Feeds The Poor

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A Syrian woman and her child sit in their refugee living space in Lebanon. They are featured in Four Walls, a virtual reality presentation by the International Rescue Committee. YouVisit Studios hide caption

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Can Virtual Reality Make You More Empathetic?

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Vigil attendees march down 14th Street NW in Washington, D.C., carrying a casket memorializing the homeless who died this year Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Vigils Honor The Homeless Who Died As They Lived: On The Streets

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Andrew Loy begs along a sidewalk in San Francisco, Calif. on June 28, 2016. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Harnessing Social Media To Reconnect Homeless People With Their Families

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Marge Giaimo stands with her gold Oldsmobile, where she currently sleeps. Gloria Hillard for NPR hide caption

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For Some Seniors Without Housing, A Parking Lot Is Home

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