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Photo Courtesy of Michael Newcombe

Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Semple Appointed As First Special Assistant For Homeless Initiatives In Houston

In an announcement made on Wednesday, the office of Houston Mayor Annise Parker revealed the appointment of Mandy Chapman Semple as the Houston’s first Special Assistant to the Mayor for Homeless Initiatives.

01/23/2013

Families Lose Homes As Weak Economy, Housing Crisis Drags On

More Families Homeless As Unemployment Continues

“A third of all families with children (13.4 million families) have incomes less than twice the federal poverty line. ” – Urban.org

CBS Houston–10/17/2011

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