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In the heart of Boston, between warehouses and industrial parks, lies the Mass and Cass neighbourhood. Often seen as a drab area by most locals, Brendan Little describes it as a place that “wasn’t designed for people to be there.” And yet, it’s become and continues to be home to a strong community of people who live in encampments, and many of whom use drugs.
When Little was growing up in Boston, in a particularly dysfunctional family, he found solace in the streets — in areas like Mass and Cass. He found a community of kids in the downtown area who, l
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