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John Stennes / Forum News Service Mark and Tanya Vega and their six children, clockwise from top center, Tyler, Justice, Carlos, Kayden, Julian and Ethan.

Bad credit, choices serve as barrier to housing

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GRAND FORKS — They crash at friends’ places, stay with relatives or can sometimes afford a motel room.

There’s a roof over their heads and they’re not on the streets in the public eye, but these people are homeless — a group that sometimes seems to slip through the cracks of a social care system by circumstance or by choice.
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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald and reports on a variety of topics. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. She also serves as an alumni adviser to UND's Dakota Student newspaper. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet.
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