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On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground to stay put
On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground to stay put

Steve Harvey's DJ patter floated out of the orange tent, followed by a clear contralto singing along to KJLH's classic rhythm and blues. Patrol cars slid by, and police officers called out, "Good morning" and "Time to get up." It was reveille, skid row-style: Time for Annie Moody to step out of her tent, pull over a blue milk crate and sit. And sit some more. "It gets rather boring, really, nothing to do but sit and wait and wait and wait," Moody said. That sitting and waiting has cost her: Moody has been arrested by Los Angeles police 59 times in roughly six years, according to LAPD arrest data — more than anyone else in the city. Since...

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