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Ground Broken for Homeless Veterans Center

The problem of homelessness plagues our nation and now, help for one segment of that population is easier to find.

The shovels went in the ground for the new veterans transitional living center and service center in Charleston. It's downtown on Leon Sullivan Way and will serve homeless veterans.

We already know it'll be full when it opens -- and with more and more vets coming home, will that need grow?

When veterans come home, they're thrown into the fast-paced world with little time to adjust. Dwayne Fradd said he knows first-hand.

"I went from being a homeowner to not being a homeowner and it's rough," said Fradd.

But now, he's making life easier for those who have followed in his footsteps.

"I come out on the streets and out on the river banks to get homeless vets so they can go back to work, life," said Fradd.

The new veterans center is set to open at the end of this year.


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