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Outreach finds rental units for the chronically homeless

Christie Higuchi’s years on the street amid abuse and drugs put her in danger of dying had her lifestyle continued

By Allison Schaefers

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 05, 2013

~~<p>It took Christie Higuchi only a few minutes to give the grand tour of the Salt Lake studio where she has lived for the past three months.</p>
<p>But it could take Higuchi most of her 51 years to explain how she, the woman at the top of Oahu's most vulnerable homeless list, climbed out of a cardboard box and turned the rental into a home.</p>
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It took Christie Higuchi only a few minutes to give the grand tour of the Salt Lake studio where she has lived for the past three months.

But it could take Higuchi most of her 51 years to explain how she, the woman at the top of Oahu's most vulnerable homeless list, climbed out of a cardboard box and turned the rental into a home. Login for more...



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