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Ethel Gross, 37, holds her son Jason Bathis, 2, as he wakes up from a nap while her oldest son, Joseph Bathis, 3, plays in their room at St. Matthew's House in April 2012 in Naples. Gross has been staying with her sons at the homeless shelter for the past four weeks after she lost her job and could no longer pay rent in Fort Myers. 'St. Matthew's House gave us the extra support that we needed,' Gross said. 'There should be a place like this in every city.'

Photo by LEXEY SWALL, Naples Daily News

Lexey Swall/Staff
Ethel Gross, 37, holds her son Jason Bathis, 2, as he wakes up from a nap while her oldest son, Joseph Bathis, 3, plays in their room at St. Matthew's House in April 2012 in Naples. Gross has been staying with her sons at the homeless shelter for the past four weeks after she lost her job and could no longer pay rent in Fort Myers. "St. Matthew's House gave us the extra support that we needed," Gross said. "There should be a place like this in every city."

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