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Kristen stumbles upon a deserted campsite. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)MoreCloseclosemore
Kristen stumbles upon a deserted campsite. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

New data in Massachusetts shows that people who use heroin or fentanyl and overdose are up to 30 times more likely to die if they're homeless.

WBUR reporter Martha Bebinger (@mbebinger) visits an urban tent community where people who use drugs have set up camp.

This segment aired on November 29, 2017.

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