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America’s homeless crisis is everywhere. This week I’m visiting family in Binghamton, a small town in upstate New York with approximately 45,000 people. This is where I met Eddie.

Eddie used to work as a cook before becoming disabled. Like many homeless, he relies on recycling for an income. Eddie said he has not slept in two days because it’s so cold outside (last night, the mercury dropped to 16 degrees).

Eddie does not know what his future will be. His only hope is to survive another day.

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