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Garcetti accepts homelessness challenge during Michelle Obama's visit
Garcetti accepts homelessness challenge during Michelle Obama's visit

Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday took up the Obama administration's challenge to end homelessness among veterans in Los Angeles in the next 17 months, saying he will not accept that "veterans live in our city without a place of their own." Garcetti made the pledge during an appearance in Century City with first lady Michelle Obama, who told 900 business and labor leaders, politicians and advocates for the homeless at the Unite for Veterans Summit that success in Los Angeles County is crucial to meeting the administration's homelessness goal. The county has more than 6,300 homeless veterans, the most in the country. "The image of even one of these heroes...

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