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While 23-year-old Alejandro Reyes may blend in perfectly on UCLA’s campus, he’s keeping a secret from most of his classmates: he’s homeless. His school locker is his closet. He brushes his teeth in a public restroom and, at times, he sleeps on a sofa inside a 24-hour campus library.
“I truly believe that I’m going to a different school than my peers are. They have houses right up the hill. They have everything they need. That’s not the UCLA I go to,” Reyes told CBS News’ Carter Evans. “My first quarter here, I actually lived inside of my car. … That’s where I had all my clothes, everything I needed for the day.”
The article goes on to state the following:
But after the car was totaled in an accident, a homeless shelter a few miles away from campus was his only option.
According to the U.S. Department of Education, at least 32,000 college students were homeless in 2017.
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