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Jeremy Baumgart of Duluth stands under the elevated portion of I-35 in the graffitti graveyard near the area where he often would sleep when he was homeless. Duluth News Tribune/Clint Austin

Counting Duluth's homeless an inexact process: Getting an answer


DULUTH -- On Thursday, when the temperature barely cleared 5 degrees above zero, a team of seven members from the Human Development Center worked from early morning to late night on a sort of citywide scavenger hunt. They went to places like bars, soup kitchens, parking garages, grocery stores and skywalks for the one day out of the year that the unsheltered homeless are counted.

With Thursday's frigid weather, finding the homeless was more difficult than usual.

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