Lawrence Cameron, left, thanks volunteer Nancy Schultz during a Christmas dinner for people in need Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2016 at City Market in downtown Raleigh. Mary Brown, an advocate for the homeless, has been serving the dinner for 9 years with the help of dozens of volunteers and local businesses.
Lawrence Cameron, left, thanks volunteer Nancy Schultz during a Christmas dinner for people in need Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2016 at City Market in downtown Raleigh. Mary Brown, an advocate for the homeless, has been serving the dinner for 9 years with the help of dozens of volunteers and local businesses. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Lawrence Cameron, left, thanks volunteer Nancy Schultz during a Christmas dinner for people in need Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2016 at City Market in downtown Raleigh. Mary Brown, an advocate for the homeless, has been serving the dinner for 9 years with the help of dozens of volunteers and local businesses. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com

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