“They’re living with cancer and little else” – LA Times

Steve Lopez of the LA Times writes about a mother and daughter who living in their car.

So you think you’ve got it bad this holiday season? Here’s a story that will put things in perspective for you, no matter how grim your job prospects or how invisible your shrinking retirement fund.

The other day, at their invitation, I met Kerry Himmel, an unemployed truck driver, and her 16-year-old daughter, Destiny, at a McDonald’s on Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley. 

But they weren’t there to eat. That’s where they live.

Mr. Lopez goes on to report that Destiny was recently diagnosed with high-risk acute leukemia.  Click here to read this heartbreaking story and see how Union Rescue Mission is responding.

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