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Illness turned housing instability into homelessness for one western NC couple. Their story is not unique.

By Liora Engel-Smith A freezing February rain pummels the hospital windows, but for once, it won’t reach Donna. The 52-year-old cannot remember the last time four solid walls and a roof protected her from the bitter Appalachian winter.  The bacterial infection that brought her to the intensive care unit in the middle of the night […]