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    Ed V.
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    To people who are homeless, have been homeless or are experts on the topic: What types of class and power structures do homeless communities institute and follow among themselves? This culture must fend for itself, so I imagine its members follow some unwritten codes for survival. What are they?
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    Name : Ed V., Gender : M, Race : White/Caucasian, Age : 37, City : San Clemente, State : CA Country : United States, Occupation : Professional student, Social class : Middle, 
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    For the past two and half years I have been working with homeless young adults between 17 and 21. My experience has been that these young adults form a community of themselves in which they operate. Our crisis shelter was a last resort for them, and they would come to us for temporary help. Some of them we were able to help work through the fear of trusting adults and to begin trusting us so we could further help them. There needs are many, and to get them to trust us was the challenge. Many would come and leave until they would be able to work out what and how they could change in their present stage in life.

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    Name : Irv Engelmann, Gender : M, Sexual Orientation : Straight, Race : White/Caucasian, Religion : Catholic, Age : 65, City : St. Louis, State : MO Country : United States, Education level : 2 Years of College, 
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    Nick-Fury
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    That rambling drivel didn’t answer the question at all. I hope neither of your fluffy degrees is for reading comprehension.

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    Name : Nick-Fury, City : Seattle, State : WA Country : United States, 
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