Photo Essay: Former student struggles with homelessness

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Courteney Duren-Hill and her son Gavin Hill stay at the Americas Best Value Inn in Sacramento, Calif. on Jan. 3, 2019. The former American River College student and her son lost their mobile home during the spring 2018 semester due to an increase in rent. Now, the pair has relocated from motel to motel in the Sacramento area. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone