Residents of Civic Towers waited outside with their belongings on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Some had arrived Tuesday, while others slept on the sidewalk on Monday after arriving home from a shelter to their boarded up apartment. Though the city was able to bus them to a local shelter Tuesday, most refused.
Residents of Civic Towers waited outside with their belongings on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Some had arrived Tuesday, while others slept on the sidewalk on Monday after arriving home from a shelter to their boarded up apartment. Though the city was able to bus them to a local shelter Tuesday, most refused. Sydney Pereira spereira@miamiherald.com
Residents of Civic Towers waited outside with their belongings on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Some had arrived Tuesday, while others slept on the sidewalk on Monday after arriving home from a shelter to their boarded up apartment. Though the city was able to bus them to a local shelter Tuesday, most refused. Sydney Pereira spereira@miamiherald.com

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