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