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Rally and funeral march for those who died homeless in DC

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWBT) -

A rally will be held at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. Friday morning, calling for affordable housing and more shelters to keep people off the streets.

The participants will hold a funeral march at 10:30 a.m. to honor those who died and will hold a memorial service at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church.

Organizers say they have identified 21 people who have died homeless in the District of Columbia this year.

This is the 24th year of memorials for those who died homeless. The events are organized by the National Coalition for the Homeless and other groups.

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