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I moved into my old, blue, rusted, beat-up Honda Civic. I tried to find neighborhoods to sleep in, not too nice but not too scary. I arranged for my son to stay with his paternal grandma during the week, and he came to stay with me on weekends. On weekdays, I lived in my car. I was sitting on the grass outside my motel when a Teamster walked past, on his way home from his job at the Convention Center.
The number of families affected by homelessness is expected to more than double in the next two decades, with a further , households affected by , according to a report. Those sleeping rough will soar by fourfold to more than 40, in the same period, according to research by Heriot-Watt University, commissioned by Crisis , the homelessness charity. I became homeless when my marriage broke up. I had taken on a big mortgage and the interest rate went up. I became overstretched when my marriage ended. I had lost an income and then I also lost my job.
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There are first times for everything. The first time I drove a car, first time I broke my leg, first time I ate sushi, first time I went to work, first time I was fired -- and I'll never forget my first kiss. Well, the same goes for that first night spent on the streets or in a homeless shelter. The first time you're homeless, the intense feelings of fear and uncertainty are impossible to forget. I recently started working for a seasonal homeless shelter in Glendale, California. My job is to monitor a bus pick-up five nights a week. On New Year's Day, a girl in her early 30s showed up, and it was clear that it was her first night homeless.