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20 spend night on the ground to feel homeless

One-time discomfort builds empathy, advocates contend

By Eric Besson

This article was published November 6, 2016 at 2:26 a.m.

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Stephen Rose of Searcy gets comfortable in his hammock Friday night at Little Rock’s Murray Park during a campout aimed at raising awareness and funds to help the homeless.

Chris Owen (left) and Danny Jones, both of Benton, recite Scripture together Friday night at Murray Park in Little Rock during an event to raise aware...

Roughly 20 people who camped Friday night near the Arkansas River to get a feel for how the homeless live awoke to coffee and fruit, but also with tired eyes and fresh insight after hours of tossing in the chilly air.

Chris Owen (left) and Danny Jones, both of Benton, recite Scripture together Friday night at Murray Park in Little Rock during an event to raise aware...

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