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    Shane Moody, 41, looks down a trail to his flooded tent on Oct. 15 after the Kennebec River broke its banks the night before, sending him and several other homeless people scrambling for higher ground in Waterville's South End.

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    Shane Moody checks on two other homeless people as they fight in their tent while rain falls at a homeless encampment in the South End in Waterville on Oct. 13.

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    Shane Moody, 41, washes dishes at a restaurant in downtown Waterville on Sept. 6. Moody is homeless and lives in a tent. He works around 40 hours a week and earns less than $300 each week.

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    Shane Moody loads dishes into the dishwasher while working at a restaurant in downtown Waterville on Dec. 27. Moody is among the working homeless who collect wages but not enough to secure housing of their own.

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    Shane Moody prepares a mixture of heroin and fentanyl as his stray cat, Big Boy, sits on his lap in his tent in the South End of Waterville on Sept. 6. Moody worked full-time and was living in a tent as a homeless man for the first time in his life. Although he grew up poor, Moody had always had a roof over his head. New to intravenous drug use, Moody only began shooting up when he moved into his tent following a separation from his wife.

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    Shane Moody cuddles in his tent at a homeless encampment with a stray cat he named Big Boy after working a shift of washing dishes at a restaurant in Waterville on Sept. 7.

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    Shane Moody, who had just injected heroin, sits in a chair in his tent with other people staying at a homeless encampment in the South End of Waterville on Sept. 14.

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    Shane Moody, 41, takes shelter from the rain in the car of a friend, Mary Nadeau, on Oct. 17. Moody had finished setting up a new camp site on higher ground after floodwaters had overtaken a homeless encampment where Moody was staying on the island on the Kennebec River near the Hathaway Creative Center.

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    Shane Moody, 41, sits among some belongings Oct. 18 after a surprise flood displaced people living at a homeless encampment in the South End of Waterville. A friend, Mary Nadeau, stands at right.

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    Shane Moody smokes meth in his tent in Waterville after working a shift as a dishwasher at a restaurant on Nov. 26. Although he still uses meth, Moody at the time had stopped using heroin and fentanyl. He makes daily trips to a methadone clinic.

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    Shane Moody, 41, sits quietly in his tent next to a propane heater as the temperatures drop into the 20s in Waterville on Nov. 16. Moody at the time was a month clean from using heroin.

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    Shane Moody mops the floor as he finishes his shift on New Year's Eve at a restaurant in downtown Waterville.

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    Shane Moody wipes his face as he and Shawn Stanford, in background, clean dishes at a restaurant in downtown Waterville on Dec. 27.

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    Shane Moody arrives back at his tent as snow falls after an eight-hour shift washing dishes at a restaurant in downtown Waterville on Dec. 16.

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    Shane Moody, 41, sprawls on an air mattress Oct. 17 after setting up a new camp site on higher ground following flooding that occurred in the South End of Waterville.

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    Shane Moody stands on a trail on the island in the Kennebec River in the South End of Waterville on Dec. 29. Moody took a break from collecting his possessions from his tent at a homeless encampment before moving into a small room at the Fairfield home of a friend, Mary Nadeau.

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    Shane Moody hugs friend Mary Nadeau on Dec. 29 as he thanks her for her generosity and support over several months.

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    Mary Nadeau helps haul Shane Moody's belongings to her car on Dec. 29 as he prepared to leave the homeless encampment where he had lived for nine months.

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    Shane Moody rests on a couch with friend Mary Nadeau and her cat on Dec. 31. Moody was living at a homeless encampment in Waterville but was invited to stay with Nadeau as the winter cold was making it dangerous to live outside.

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