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    US 'tent city' dwellers face eviction - 24 Aug 09

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    High unemployment rates have forced many people in the US to move out of their homes. Some people have set up makeshift homes, using tents as a last resort.

    One such community in Rhode Island is being run like a small town, with a committee that votes on how the camp is run. But now the state is trying to evict them.

    Cath Turner reports.