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With frigid weather, concern heightens for the city's homeless

Jan 31, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

On the eve of winter's coldest punch of the season so far, with temperatures due to plunge to low single digits, two of the thousands of homeless people in the nation's capital, James Bernard and June Lewis, sat huddled in the shallow doorway of a stone building Wednesday and predicted they'd survive, because they always have.

"We're going to make it unless we die" was how Bernard, 46, putĀ it.

Lewis, 64, said, "If we die, we die."

Bernard wore nylon snow pants and a gray hoodi...