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Homeless in Belfast - men and women who have slept on the streets open up about their experiences
From women dressing like men to make themselves feel safer, to others turning to substances to dull the pain of sleeping on the streets - these are the experiences of the homeless in Belfast.
Belfast Live spoke to a number of men and women who have slept rough on the streets of the city.
In their own heartbreaking words, they describe how vulnerable they feel when forced to spend the night on the street: