If recent reports are to be believed, the popularity of the classic American deli is in decline. This is in part because of people like Offramp producer Taylor Orci-- an on again, off again vegetarian overwhelmed by large menus and meat she can't explain.
Last week we brought you the story of Elena Mays, a woman turning 77 next month who found herself homeless for the first time. Her move out date into permanent housing was slated for Thanksgiving Day, but as of this writing, Elena is still waiting. The stress of her situation has caused her to be admitted to the hospital two times in five months. And she's not the only one.
Elena Mays was excited Thanksgiving Day to get out of the homeless shelter. "That was my move out date," she explained. But for bureaucratic reasons unknown the day came and went in the shelter she remained.
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