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Many Homeless Veterans Are Women

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Aired 9/25/09

There's an estimated 7,500 homeless people living on the streets in San Diego County. One out of four are veterans of the military. A growing number of those homeless veterans are women. Like many vets one common problem is alcohol and drug abuse. Dwane Brown has the story for KPBS.

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Above: KPBS Reporter Dwane Brown speaks with women veterans at the Veterans Village.

There's an estimated 7,500 homeless people living on the streets in San Diego County. One out of four are veterans of the military. A growing number of those homeless veterans are women. Like many vets one common problem is alcohol and drug abuse.

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