Podcast: Pregnant and Homeless in Hollywood

In 2018, the LA Times began following Mackenzie Trahan, a pregnant homeless woman living in Hollywood. Over the next four years, a Times reporter, photographer and videographer followed Trahan’s life as she struggled to find housing and become a mother. Today we learn about her journey. Read the full transcript here.

Master: LA Times photographer Christina House

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