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Deitra Schmer, Andrea Brown, Adrian Atkinson

September 23, 2016

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2016 file photo, Deitra Schmer watches as her granddaughter, Andrea Brown, brushes her hair and grandson Adrian Atkinson, right, look on in Schmer’s tent in a homeless encampment along the Springwater Corridor bike and pedestrian trail in Portland, Ore. Five major hospitals in Portland and a low-income, nonprofit health plan are donating a combined $21.5 million to build nearly 400 housing units for the city’s homeless population, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus,File)