The San Francisco Public Library Gives Home to the Homeless

The San Francisco Public Library Gives Home to the Homeless

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“I’ve got nowhere else but here,” The San Francisco Chronicle quotes Francisco Martinez, 78, as he settles in a window chair in the San Francisco’s Main Library with a Bible. Martinez is homeless, but he’s not alone at the library. He’s one of the many homeless people who have been met with a warm welcome at public libraries all over America.   Image Via Trip Advisor   One of these people is Sally, a former nurse in her 50s. CityLab notes that “[a]fter witnessing a co-worker commit suicide, Sally suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and was unable to continue …