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Anna Davis, 27, walks to meet her daughter's school bus on the corner of Glades Boulevard and Airport Pulling Road on Tuesday afternoon. Davis and her 6-year-old daughter, Alica, have been staying at St. Matthew's House for about three weeks. In an attempt to circumvent a possible moratorium on building homeless shelters in Bonita Springs, St. Matthew's House on Monday afternoon filed documents with the city for a new facility it hopes to break ground on within the next year. In a full page ad that ran Tuesday in the Naples Daily news, the board of directors addressed an open letter to Collier and south Lee County residents, accusing the shelter's opponents of being 'vocal, angry, driven by blind fear and largely uninformed...'

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Lexey Swall/Staff Anna Davis, 27, walks to meet her daughter's school bus on the corner of Glades Boulevard and Airport Pulling Road on Tuesday afternoon. Davis and her 6-year-old daughter, Alica, have been staying at St. Matthew's House for about three weeks. In an attempt to circumvent a possible moratorium on building homeless shelters in Bonita Springs, St. Matthew's House on Monday afternoon filed documents with the city for a new facility it hopes to break ground on within the next year. In a full page ad that ran Tuesday in the Naples Daily news, the board of directors addressed an open letter to Collier and south Lee County residents, accusing the shelter's opponents of being "vocal, angry, driven by blind fear and largely uninformed..."

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