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For some, the only place to call home - is their car


STILLWATER (AP) — On a cold winter night, Sandy Norton is reading herself to sleep. She’s wrapped in a blanket, in the front seat of her car.

“I don’t think about the outside world when I’m reading,” Norton said.

Norton is the face of the working poor. Her job at a fast-food restaurant doesn’t give her a paycheck large enough to afford rent. So a Ford Taurus is both Lazy Boy and bed, WCCO-TV reported.

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