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"They took my past and my future"

For one Lansing resident, after facing more hardship than most through her 63 years, a Christmas theft hits hard

February 6, 2017
Lansing resident Liz Owczarzak cries on Jan. 24, 2017 at her apartment complex in Lansing. Owczarzak was formerly homeless, and began to cry when recollecting the hardships of her life; her truck was her home for about two months until she was able to be put in a shelter. Owczarzak mentioned that being scared during the nights was the hardest part of living in her vehicle.  "When you live in poverty, you don't have a lot of choices,"Owczarzak said.
Lansing resident Liz Owczarzak cries on Jan. 24, 2017 at her apartment complex in Lansing. Owczarzak was formerly homeless, and began to cry when recollecting the hardships of her life; her truck was her home for about two months until she was able to be put in a shelter. Owczarzak mentioned that being scared during the nights was the hardest part of living in her vehicle. "When you live in poverty, you don't have a lot of choices,"Owczarzak said. —
Photo by Chloe Grigsby | and Chloe Grigsby The State News

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