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New York Man's Journey To Homelessness And Back

10/14/2010 12:08 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In October 2007, Candido Gonzalez was laid off from the New York City municipal job he had held for 19 years. It was the very beginning of the recession, and Gonzalez, a 48-year-old father of two, soon exhausted his savings. Six months later, he was living in the Bowery Mission, one of America's oldest homeless shelters.

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