BY JACK RODOLICO AND NATASHA HAVERTY

with illustrations by Emma Jacobs

This January a disabled homeless man was hit and killed by a car. His death opened a conversation about what homelessness looks like in our state. It turns out, there's no one answer to that question.

Sometimes it means sleeping in a hole in the middle of a city, or renting a room in a rural motel.

 
State of Democracy is NHPR's newsroom unit reporting on politics and policy in New Hampshire.

State of Democracy is NHPR's newsroom unit reporting on politics and policy in New Hampshire.

Or navigating laws that, according to the Justice Department, criminalize homelessness - but that some cities say they need. 

It can mean a three-hour walk to the grocery store, or dying on the way back from the soup kitchen.


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