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Dec 26, 2017

Homeless for the holidays in London

Homeless for the holidays in London

Sure, having to spend Christmas with some annoying relatives can be a drag, but don't forget almost 1,000 people who sleep rough in the British capital will be without a home this Christmas.
And it is the same wherever you live.

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A homeless man lies in his sleeping bag in the rain in Westminster in London, Britain, December 17, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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Cardboard marks the spot belonging to a homeless person, near Hyde Park in London, Britain, December 5, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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Bedding and possessions belonging to Andrew, aged 31, lie at the spot where he lives under MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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Bedding and possessions belonging to Jojo and Andrew lie where they live, under Waterloo Bridge in London, Britain, November 9, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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Bedding and possessions belonging to a homeless person lie in a doorway next to Barclays Bank in Westminster, London, Britain, December 17, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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Tents and possessions belonging to Kevin, aged 50 and Bryan, aged 51, are lined up where they live on the street outside Piccadilly Theatre in London, Britain, December 4, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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Bedding and possessions belonging to Jimmy, aged 51, lie in the subway near Waterloo in London, Britain, December 17, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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A loaf of bread is placed alongside bedding belonging to Jason, aged 41, who is homeless, at the entrance to Piccadilly Station in London, Britain, December 4, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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The spot belonging to a homeless person is marked up outside Westminster Station in London, Britain, December 17, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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Bedding belonging to a homeless person lies in a nook in Moorgate in the City of London, in London, Britain, October 17, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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Bedding and possessions belonging to Andrei who is homeless, lie at the spot where he lives near to Kings Cross Station in London, Britain, December 17, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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A homeless man sleeps in the cardboard box where he lives, outside Barclays Bank on Fleet Street in London, Britain, December 19, 2017. MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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