Cities | In the shadow of show-biz glitz the homeless dwell, and Christian ministries are embracing them to help
by Sophia Lee & Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 2/20/15, 01:00 am
HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—Movie fans in more than 200 countries this year anticipated the Oscar ceremonies at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, steps away from the historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. That, to the world, is “Hollywood.” But the real Hollywood is a densely populated, 3.5-square-mile municipality that draws many homeless people because of numerous free shelters, transitional housing offers, ministries, and food programs in and around the neighborhood.