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Homeless woman doing OK after belongings torched

Homeless woman moves on after things torched

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Rosan Acosta, who is homeless in Arlington Heights, talks about having her bicycle and belongings torched by an arsonist in an Arlington Heights parking garage.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Rosan Acosta, who is homeless in Arlington Heights, talks about having her bicycle and belongings torched by an arsonist in an Arlington Heights parking garage.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Rosan Acosta, who is homeless in Arlington Heights, talks about having her belongings torched by an arsonist in a parking garage.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Rosan Acosta, who is homeless in Arlington Heights, talks about having her bicycle and belongings torched by an arsonist in an Arlington Heights parking garage.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Rosan Acosta misses her bicycle most of all. The homeless Arlington Hts. woman lost her belongings Tuesday when someone set them on fire in a parking garage, while she was staying cool in the library. "I'm just playing it by ear," she said Wednesday, taking her loss in stride.
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    • Rosan Acosta, who is homeless in Arlington Heights, talks about having her bicycle and belongings torched by an arsonist in an Arlington Heights parking garage.
    • Rosan Acosta, who is homeless in Arlington Heights, talks about having her bicycle and belongings torched by an arsonist in an Arlington Heights parking garage.
    • Rosan Acosta, who is homeless in Arlington Heights, talks about having her belongings torched by an arsonist in a parking garage.
    • Rosan Acosta, who is homeless in Arlington Heights, talks about having her bicycle and belongings torched by an arsonist in an Arlington Heights parking garage.
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