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Like so many displaced people, Ronald Weeks has lost everything he owns more than once. He is one of about 50 people living in a homeless encampment along Wood St.

in Oakland. Recently, he has dedicated his time to building homes for the people in his community.

His first one, which he built for himself, is nearly complete. Unfortunately, Weeks may lose it before he has the chance to move in.

A developer has purchased the land on which it sits and has given him, and others, two weeks notice to vacate the property. Despite the setback Weeks remains hopeful. Read more from…

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