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A homeless man reads at his makeshift tent. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Goodwill Program Says ‘Thank You’ To Forgotten Veterans

Goodwill held a special program Thursday to say thank you to some forgotten veterans. They are men and women who came home carrying emotional scars from service and found themselves homeless.

CBS 11–11/14/2013

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DFW Writer Helps Homeless Kids Rewrite Future

Tammy Kling is a ghostwriter by trade. She has authored more than 100 books. But on weekends, she is a teacher and encourager, helping homeless kids rewrite their futures.

10/11/2013

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North Texas Graduates Who Have Truly “Overcome”

Call it a “graduation to life.” On Friday 35 residents of a Dallas homeless shelter celebrated a launch to self-sufficiency. The New Life Recovery Program is helping people change their lives…one choice at a time.

CBSDFW.COM–08/30/2013

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Struggling To Stay Cool In The North Texas Heat

Not everyone has access to the cooling waters of a splash park and pool. For many people, battling the heat is a matter of life and death.

08/06/2013

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Volunteers, Mayor Raise Awareness About Homelessness

At a glance, it looked like Patrick Murphy is panhandling in downtown Fort Worth Tuesday morning.

05/07/2013

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Local Film Takes Look At Homelessness

The local film “Hiding in Plain Sight” chronicles a family’s experience with homelessness. It has won numerous awards, and now it is available on DVD.

04/30/2013

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Dallas Man Wins Seven-Year Court Fight To Feed The Homeless

Don Hart filed a lawsuit against the city of Dallas challenging his right to feed the homeless. Seven years later, a federal judge ruled the ordinance violated his religious freedom.

CBS 11–03/28/2013

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Burial Set In Dallas For 4 Unclaimed Veterans

Four homeless or indigent veterans with no relatives to claim them are being buried with full military honors Wednesday in Dallas.

03/13/2013

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Man Critically Injured In Fort Worth Stabbing

A man was critically injured after being stabbed four times in downtown Fort Worth. The victim had just given two homeless people some money, but they wanted even more.

03/05/2013

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Wind-Whipped Fort Worth Fire Hurts 1 Person

Fire kindled by high winds seriously injured a homeless man in South Fort Worth this morning, destroying a pickup truck and damaging the home near where it was parked.

02/26/2013

Students from All Saints Episcopal School in Fort Worth experience a night of homelessness. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Local Students Experience A Night Of Homelessness

It was a night spent bundled up in blankets, cramped together on cardboard, and sleeping outside in the cold. That’s what more than one hundred 7th and 8th grade students from All Saints Episcopal School did for a project called “Project Empathy.”

CBS 11–02/22/2013

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Texans With Character: Promise House

On any given night, there are about 1,000 homeless youth on the streets of Dallas. But a shelter in Oak Cliff is aiming to help them get back on track.

02/15/2013

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