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Homeless Count

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Hundreds of people walked the streets of Dallas last Thursday to count how many people are homeless in the city. The results will be directly connected to federal funding to help find solutions for the homeless community.

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Homeless counts across Texas and the rest of the country are happening this week. Thursday night, volunteers in Denton, Dallas, Collin and Tarrant counties will tally what's known as unsheletered homeless.

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From the struggle for food and shelter to overcoming childhood trauma, homeless young people in North Texas are up against many obstacles.