Homeless feel the effect of social distancing from coronavirus

Homeless feel the effect of social distancing from coronavirus

SEATTLE — Susan Russell has been selling the street newspaper Real Change for seven years in front of Ken’s Market in Phinney Ridge.She knows the neighborhood. She’s “watched everyone’s children grow,” and they’ve watched her go from homeless and selling the paper in order to survive to housed and stable for the last three years.But she kept selling papers at Ken’s Market.“Sometimes I would just go there because I’m lonely,” Russell said. “Even if I didn’t sell the paper, I got so many hugs and so many beautiful conversations within the network of the community that would help bring me back to...

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