04/05/2013 04:35 pm ET Updated Jun 05, 2013

WATCH: Homeless in High Tech's Shadow

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California's Silicon Valley is a microcosm of America's new extremes of wealth and poverty. Business is better than it's been in ten years. Facebook, Google, and Apple have minted hundreds of new tech millionaires.

But not far away, the homeless are building tent cities along a creek in the city of San Jose. A recent Associated Press story about this poverty in the valley of success got our attention, so we went to see for ourselves and to speak with the reporter, Martha Mendoza. See our full report below. 

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