Ana Rubirosa with Veteran Robert Jacoby at his new Miami Beach apartment.

Overcoming homelessness, Miami Veteran is ready for fresh start at life, love

9 min 3 yrs

The former New Yorker who’d known the good life in Yonkers and Miami became homeless on the streets of his own community, sleeping on the cement in front of a local church, fighting off thieves after the few possessions he could carry, even his medicine … even his life. Homelessness came to an end when he discovered veteran benefits earned decades earlier that he never knew he had.

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