Megan Smith, an outreach worker who was cited twice, said she wanted to make a statement that people have the right to ask for help.
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"I thought it was cool to have the experience for a year, but I kind of wanted to live in a nicer place next year," she said. "It was fun to do that for my first year living on my own."
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