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Suburban homeless shelters, agencies say need is greater than ever

Suburban homeless shelters, agencies say need is greater than ever

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Advocates gladly would welcome the same outpouring of support that Daily Herald readers have shown to Rosan Acosta, shown here, a homeless Arlington Heights woman whose belongings were destroyed this week by an arsonist. "Her story is not a unique one, unfortunately," said Joel Williams, executive director of PADS Lake County. "There are a lot of people who are in desperate need of help."

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Agencies that work with the suburban homeless population would gladly welcome the same outpouring of support that Daily Herald readers have shown to Rosan Acosta, a homeless Arlington Heights woman whose belongings were destroyed this week by an arsonist. "Her story is not a unique one, unfortunately," said Joel Williams, executive director of PADS Lake County.

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