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Gainesville homeless describe danger in streets
September slaying brings focus to everyday problem
Thomas Ramirez, director of Good News at Noon shelter, talks Friday about violence in the homeless community in Hall County.
Jackie Bertrim has slept with a knife under her pillow, afraid another homeless person living under the bridge would assault her. “I spent two nights under that bridge and I’ll never do it again,” she said. “I don’t care if I’m ever homeless again.