Stories & Essays: The long way home: poverty_digi_essay_03

Lyric Davis (left) and her sister, Ken’Tajiah (right) lay in their beds awaiting sleep with their mother, Janice Hensley, watches TV in the background in their small room at the Dallas Life Foundation Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Dallas. The family of five have been living at the homeless shelter since April 2014.

Lyric Davis (left) and her sister, Ken’Tajiah (right) lay in their beds awaiting sleep with their mother, Janice Hensley, watches TV in the background in their small room at the Dallas Life Foundation Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Dallas. The family of five have been living at the homeless shelter since April 2014.