Charmain Williams, left, and her boyfriend Milton Horton sleep in sub-freezing weather inside Horton's 1994 Ford Taurus Wednesday, January 23, 2013, in a city park in Raleigh. The couple have been homeless for four months living in their car and eating at soup kitchens. Horton says he's been struggling to keep consistent employment for 5 years.
Charmain Williams, left, and her boyfriend Milton Horton sleep in sub-freezing weather inside Horton's 1994 Ford Taurus Wednesday, January 23, 2013, in a city park in Raleigh. The couple have been homeless for four months living in their car and eating at soup kitchens. Horton says he's been struggling to keep consistent employment for 5 years. tlong@newsobserver.com
Charmain Williams, left, and her boyfriend Milton Horton sleep in sub-freezing weather inside Horton's 1994 Ford Taurus Wednesday, January 23, 2013, in a city park in Raleigh. The couple have been homeless for four months living in their car and eating at soup kitchens. Horton says he's been struggling to keep consistent employment for 5 years. tlong@newsobserver.com

In NC, poverty pervades as we evade

January 26, 2013 08:00 PM

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