Homeless Jacqueline Anderson, 63, passes time playing with her smartphone in a homeless encampment on the Santa Ana River trail on Dec. 10 in Anaheim, California. “I like it here,” said Anderson who had been to a few other encampments before settling on the river trail. “People always bring you food.” (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Homeless Jacqueline Anderson, 63, passes time playing with her smartphone in a homeless encampment on the Santa Ana River trail on Dec. 10 in Anaheim, California. “I like it here,” said Anderson who had been to a few other encampments before settling on the river trail. “People always bring you food.” (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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