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October 12, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Sept. 6, 2007— Homeless friends Jim Bohnenkamp, Kathy Matson and Charlie watch as Michele breathes through an early contraction. As her due date approaches, Michele has been in and out of the hospital with severe back and stomach pain. Meanwhile, she is becoming more worried than usual because the family still has no place to live. She fears someone will “hot line” her newborn baby and draw the attention of the Missouri Department of Social Services to check whether they have shelter.

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