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Carrying the small handmade sign seeking assistance, Nina Ross walks from her family's only home, a Dodge Ram with a camper, to the corner of South Second Avenue and Chestnut Street to panhandle for enough money to buy propane and food for the night. Ross lives with her partner Shannon (background) and their daughter and her fiancee along with three dogs and a cat in the camper. Thrusday, April 5, 2012

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