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Veterans Build Tiny Houses For Their Homeless Comrades05:31
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The homeless Army veteran who inspired the Veterans Community Project, White Hawk (right), with his friend Jerry. (Frank Morris/KCUR)
The homeless Army veteran who inspired the Veterans Community Project, White Hawk (right), with his friend Jerry. (Frank Morris/KCUR)
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Military service can be extremely taxing. Sometimes it leaves mental scars. And in Kansas City, Missouri, hundreds of veterans who have put their life at risk for the United States live without a house, apartment or even a shelter to call home.

Lots of factors drive up the rate of homelessness among veterans. But Frank Morris from Here & Now contributor KCUR reports that three entrepreneurial veterans have come up with a novel solution by offering homeless veterans tiny houses.

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  • Frank Morris, national correspondent and senior editor for KCUR. He’s also founder of and senior contributor to Harvest Public Media. He tweets @FrankNewsman.

This segment aired on May 25, 2016.

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