Stories & Essays: The long way home: poverty_digi_essay_01

Janice Hensley (center) and classmates bow their heads in prayer during a graduation from the LIFE Program Monday, February 16, 2015 at the Dallas Life Foundation in Dallas. Hensley and her husband, Kenneth Davis, graduated from the 10-month-long program while living at the shelter for more than a year. They were joined at Dallas Life by three of their children.

Janice Hensley (center) and classmates bow their heads in prayer during a graduation from the LIFE Program Monday, February 16, 2015 at the Dallas Life Foundation in Dallas. Hensley and her husband, Kenneth Davis, graduated from the 10-month-long program while living at the shelter for more than a year. They were joined at Dallas Life by three of their children.