A Day in the Life: Mark Jones

A pile of newspapers.

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For this column, a Street Sense vendor takes a camera for a day to chronicle their life on the streets of Washington. For this issue, Mark Jones did the honors

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The Whole Foods at 15th and P Streets, NW, is a prime location to sell Street Sense. This is where I first met a Street Sense vendor and where I was first introduced to the newspaper.

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New York Avenue is a highly trafficked near the office, making it a good location to sell the paper.

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Sleeping on the streets is cold and rough. Finding a good spot to stay dry in is tough, too.

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