The Morning News – Area Residents ‘Sleep Out’ For Homelessness

The Morning News - Area Residents 'Sleep Out' For Homelessness (By Bettina Lehovec)

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FAYETEVILLE — Judy Daniels was evicted from her trailer in April, after the landlord neglected to pay the lot rent, she said.

She's spent the last three months in a tent in south Fayetteville, one of an estimated 1,287 homeless people in Washington and Benton counties.

The soft-spoken Fayetteville native, 53, shared her story at a rally for homelessness July 24.

"I just want people to know my story," she said. "I have a good heart. I try to help people whenever I can. I'm legally blind. I can't see to work." (read more)