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Korean street soccer project participants play football on a 5-a-side pitch

    How street papers and street soccer go together at the 2023 Homeless World Cup in Sacramento

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    Juha Kaakinen wears glasses a white shirt and black jacket. He is photographed walking down a busy street.

      Finland is saying goodbye to homelessness: An interview with Juha Kaakinen

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      Lice v Lice vendor Memet Kamber, who passed away due to complications from diabetes, stands smiling holding a copy of the magazine, wearing a grey jacket and a red and grey vest.

        Lice v Lice vendor Memet Kamber’s death highlights the struggle undocumented citizens in North Macedonia face accessing health care

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