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<p>Veteran Larry Mainor who was homeless for nearly 30 years watches a football game with his fiance’ Naketta Virella her 11-year-old son TaDarios in Mainor’s home in Decatur, GA. Photo by Jamie Henry-Davis/AP.</p>

Veteran Larry Mainor who was homeless for nearly 30 years watches a football game with his fiance’ Naketta Virella her 11-year-old son TaDarios in Mainor’s home in Decatur, GA. Photo by Jamie Henry-Davis/AP.

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Atlanta Logs Dramatic Turnaround in Homelessness

After Larry Mainor left the armed forces, he spent years getting high on crack and sleeping in cars, under bridges, behind restaurants and even in the woods.