Stories & Essays: The long way home: poverty_digi_essay_13

With most of their belongings packed in a few dozen boxes, Kenneth Davis walks out of his family's small room a the Dallas Life Foundation Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Dallas. Davis, his wife Janice Hensley and three of their children have been living at the homeless shelter since April 2014. They recently found their first apartment and are beginning the process of moving out of the shelter.

With most of their belongings packed in a few dozen boxes, Kenneth Davis walks out of his family's small room a the Dallas Life Foundation Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Dallas. Davis, his wife Janice Hensley and three of their children have been living at the homeless shelter since April 2014. They recently found their first apartment and are beginning the process of moving out of the shelter.