New Record: Schools Identify 850 Homeless

Springfield News Leader A year ago, when Ashley Harris tucked her three sons in the night before school started, they were in their own beds. The family was buying a home in Branson. They had a car. The boys had three dogs and a yard to play in. Both Ashley and her husband, Dustin, had decent-paying jobs. He was a cook and she cleaned rooms at a large hotel near Branson Landing, where the tips were often plentiful. Life is so different now.
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