Stories & Essays: The long way home: poverty_digi_essay_10

Kenneth Davis (right) looks out of blinds in the master bedroom as he and his wife, Janice Hensley, check out their new apartment Friday, April 17, 2015 in northeast Dallas. The couple and three of their children have been living at the Dallas Life Foundation homeless shelter for more than a year. Through the help of Family Gateway, the were able to secure their first apartment since becoming homeless.

Kenneth Davis (right) looks out of blinds in the master bedroom as he and his wife, Janice Hensley, check out their new apartment Friday, April 17, 2015 in northeast Dallas. The couple and three of their children have been living at the Dallas Life Foundation homeless shelter for more than a year. Through the help of Family Gateway, the were able to secure their first apartment since becoming homeless.