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Homelessness among veterans is down in Virginia, way down.

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On any given night, more than 7,000 people in Virginia are homeless. It’s not easy to find work when you have no permanent address, but a new program in Charlottesville aims to help people who are homeless start a business. 

When Richmond Felt Like Rehab

Jun 10, 2016

 

 

“My name is Victoria Matoska. I’m from Kenosha, Wisconsin. That’s where I lived the majority of my life.

“If you ever look at those—they always have them on Facebook—the maps of the U.S. and it’ll be a red dot for cities that have more bars than churches or more bars than grocery stores, and the area in Wisconsin that I was living in is just completely dotted in red.