08/18/2010 12:29 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Standing Up for Homeless Vets at Stand Downs

Every time I write a story I learn something new. What I learned writing this story on the East Bay Stand Down for homeless veterans: According to the VA, 56 percent of homeless vets are African American, even though nearly 80 percent of U.S. military veterans are white.

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