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Another Reason Texas is #1: Homeless Families in the Parks

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Where do families go?   This infographic indicates the most common places (omitting motels, campgrounds and the great outdoors). Shelter beds in metro areas are in short supply; in non-urban areas—rare to none.

As I drove across the fracked-out wasteland of southeastern Texas on my way to the nation’s #1 impoverished metro area, I feared the stories I'd hear would be even worse. And they are...Texas, it's a good thing I'm not writing your tourism ad copy.