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The Houston Chronicle highlighted the dangers of living on the streets in a recent visual essay about a homeless couple. They interviewed Melissa Fay, who is washing windows and living under an overpass with her husband, according to the Chronicle. She joins the 3,500 homeless people living in Harris County, 1,500 of them “unsheltered.”

Fearful of the dangers posed by her situation, Fay has had to learn to cultivate survival skills.

“It’s about survival,” Fay said. “It’s about having money out here. It’s about having to carry this to protect myself,” she said holding up a pocket knife. “I shouldn’t have to.”

Homelessness is a crisis sweeping the nation, and the dangers are real. reports that California’s homeless population has jumped over 12 percent in the last five years, and more than 1,000 homeless people died on the streets of Los Angeles County last year, according to government figures.

A new documentary by DML News App Founder Dennis Michael Lynch reveals how some people experiencing homelessness are living. Moving through multiple cities, the film explores various programs and how they affect real people.

Streaming on Amazon and available for purchase on DVD (see options below), “United States of Tents” will shock and inspire.

In the powerful preview clip below, you will see why this film is growing in popularity.


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Gregory: Extremely well done, the entire country should see it!

Donna: Wonderful documentary about the homeless situation and what can be done to relieve it. Wonderful to see the successes some communities have implemented to remedy the situation.

Pamela: I agree that everyone in our country should see the film. I watched it last week and can say it was very well done. It tugged on my heartstrings and it showed the neglect of our fellow Americans. There were communities trying to give them a hand up not a handout. 

Mary: US of Tents is outstanding! By showcasing many different areas, of the country, Dennis explained how this is far more reaching than people believe.