Stories & Essays: The long way home: poverty_digi_essay_11

Kenneth Davis is dejected as he watches a fellow resident of the Dallas Life Foundation work on Davis' used car Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in Dallas. Davis, his wife Janice Hensley and three of their children have been living at the homeless shelter for more than a year. With money saved from jobs they work at Dallas Life, Kenneth purchased a used car. It turned out to have serious mechanical issues almost immediately.

Kenneth Davis is dejected as he watches a fellow resident of the Dallas Life Foundation work on Davis' used car Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in Dallas. Davis, his wife Janice Hensley and three of their children have been living at the homeless shelter for more than a year. With money saved from jobs they work at Dallas Life, Kenneth purchased a used car. It turned out to have serious mechanical issues almost immediately.