Homeless women in Denver: Julie Hale tells her story about the struggle to survive

In this week's feature, "Bed Check," we take an in-depth look at the services available in Denver for homeless women, some of whom describe a daily struggle filled with high-stakes lotteries to find sanctuary. For the piece, we spent time with members of the Women's Homeless Initiative, a coalition of volunteer churches that provides emergency beds each night. Here, we have a letter from one of WHI's regular participants, recounting firsthand what it's like to be on the streets.
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