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10/12/2011--Seattle, WA, USA..Homeless in Seattle, organized by SHARE (Seattle Housing and Resource Effort), camp outside the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, WASH. SHARE runs 15 shelters in Seattle and says cuts in government funding have forced it to close the shelters and put 300 people onto the street. The 'sleepout' at the Gates Foundation started on Monday, Oct. 10th, with about 50 homeless camping out with blankets and tarps; SHARE organizers have asked the Gates Foundation for funds to support its local efforts to fight homelessness and reopen the closed shelters...HERE: Alan Taylor, 51 (left) homeless for 1 1/2 years reads a newspaper while Colin Macleod, 38 (right), homeless for 3 years sets up his bed...©2011 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.