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November 2, 2012
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Karen Nelson, and her house guest Gregory Downer, holding his dashund Ziggy, prepare dinner in her upper west side apartment, in New York, Thursday evening, Nov. 1, 2012. Like herself, her neighbors have taken in dozens of “refugees,” people who have fled their cold, dark homes in search of a roof, food, a hot shower and juice for their cell phones, iPads and laptops.

Richard Drew photo

Karen Nelson, and her house guest Gregory Downer, holding his dashund Ziggy, prepare dinner in her upper west side apartment, in New York, Thursday evening, Nov. 1, 2012. Like herself, her neighbors have taken in dozens of “refugees,” people who have fled their cold, dark homes in search of a roof, food, a hot shower and juice for their cell phones, iPads and laptops.

Richard Drew photo

Karen Nelson, and her house guest Gregory Downer prepare dinner in her upper west side apartment, in New York, Thursday evening, Nov. 1, 2012. Like herself, her neighbors have taken in dozens of “refugees,” people who have fled their cold, dark homes in search of a roof, food, a hot shower and juice for their cell phones, iPads and laptops.