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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.

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    Then she cleans blankets and does laundry.

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

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    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."

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    This is where she sleeps.

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    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."

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