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Miami sheltering some homeless against their will

By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

This article was originally published September 9, 2017 at 3:52 a.m. Updated September 9, 2017 at 3:52 a.m.

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Officials in Miami escort a homeless person to a shelter Friday ahead of Hurricane Irma.

As Hurricane Irma neared Florida, social workers and police officers gave Miami's estimated 1,100 homeless people a choice: They could go willingly to a storm shelter or be held against their will for a mental health evaluation.

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