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    This Woman Has Lived In The L.A. River For 15 Years

    For her, the bottom of the river is home. Homelessness doesn't always look the way you expect it to.

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    Her day starts by asking for change to buy cigarettes.

    Then she cleans blankets and does laundry.

    She made a clearing to hang clothes and protect some of her belongings.

    She collects and cleans certain items that she finds in the river and paints some to make them look nice. She calls these her "tweakables."

    This is where she sleeps.

    She said "God has to come back one day, and the bible talks a lot about 'the river of life,' I'm hoping that he'll pick mine."