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Opinion: Anti-Shelter Scare Tactics Undercut Councilmember’s Words of Compassion

In a statement about one homeless man’s death, Councilmember Robert Holden said, ‘This is a tragic reminder that there are less fortunate who desperately need our help.’ Ironically, Holden has been leading the charge to block the city from opening a shelter in Glendale, Queens.

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