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Diane DeLeon: On The Street, Where I Live

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Last year an estimated 3.5 million people experienced homelessness for some length of time. Diane DeLeon was a survivor of childhood trauma, trauma that didn't stop with her childhood. After a series of events, DeLeon finds herself on the street with her two children and another on the way. 

In this heart-wrenching story, Diane retraces her life and how becoming homeless led her to the help she desperately needed. Special thanks to SAMMinistries for connecting us with Diane.

Diane was a storyteller at our November 2015 event Worth Repeating, which was themed "On The Street Where I Live."

Worth Repeating is Texas Public Radio's live, storytelling event series that looks to bring the Sound of San Antonio out through the stories of your friends and neighbors.

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive