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Lee Jeffries brings powerful exhibit to Seattle

Seattle Refined

Lee Jeffries is a British photographer who tells the stories of unsheltered homeless people through the art of photography. His work is described as "spiritual iconography" because he works to honor homeless people by giving the individuals an identity and telling their stories in a powerful way. Read news.

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King County gifts Union Gospel Mission new 'Morning Watch' van

KING 5 News

On Thursday the Union Gospel Mission will have a new van to help its ‘Morning Watch’ program. The program allows businesses to request UGM volunteers to wake up homeless people who sleep overnight in front of downtown business doorways. Read news.

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From homeless on the streets to college grad: ‘It can be done’

Q13 Fox News

When the nights got too cold for Brent Ford to sleep on a park bench near Seattle’s Pike Place Market, he decided to seek shelter at Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission. The decision would lead him on a path toward sobriety and, ultimately, a college degree. Read news.

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Brothers find success after 'The Jungle'

KING 5 News

The brothers say their mothers’ death led to their downward spiral, which included alcoholism. It led to the three of them living in ‘The Jungle,' a notorious encampment under I-5. “It's dusty, dirty, there's a lot of people there with mental illness,” said Mager, the youngest. Read news.

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