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Dave and Tammy, along with their three children, are living in a tent along the East Verde River. Payson’s St. Vincent de Paul Society offers assistance to those in need, but finds itself desperately in need of help from the community.

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“This is the best view I think I have ever had camping,” said Dave from the banks of the East Verde River Wednesday, a grim smile on his face. However, Dave, 27, isn’t camping off Flowing Springs Road for the scenery. He’s homeless along with his wife Tammy, 26, and three children all under 7.


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