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BP: Traveling, broke and hungry: An inside look at what homelessness is like in Detroit Lakes


October 4, 2018

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Jeremy Scott wasn't looking for luxury when he curled up with his dog Buddy beneath the eastbound Highway 10 bridge in Detroit Lakes to sleep. It was a roof, a temporary shelter while he gathered his bearings.

Scott says he had been left behind by a couple fellow "travelers" who took his money to get a hotel room for the three of them, while he panhandled by Subway in this popular lakes-area community. By the time he figured out they weren't coming back for him, it was dark, and Scott had no idea where to go.


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