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Faces of the Downtown Eastside

To outsiders, Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside could be considered an intimidating place, where some back alleys are strewn with syringes and many residents struggle with addiction. But for a number of those who live there, the community is much like any dysfunctional family. Jonathan Hayward of the Canadian Press offers a glimpse at a few of the faces that make up that family.

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