Profiles of poverty: Reasons are many for those struggling in Pikes Peak region

The Aztec Motel has become a refuge for homeless people to get back on their feet before getting an apartment. Teresa McLaughlin, center, works for the program that helps the homeless. McLaughlin talked with new resident Amanda Shafter after Shafer moved  Photo by JERILEE BENNETT,  THE GAZETTE FILE
The Aztec Motel has become a refuge for homeless people to get back on their feet before getting an apartment. Teresa McLaughlin, center, works for the program that helps the homeless. McLaughlin talked with new resident Amanda Shafter after Shafer moved Photo by JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE FILE
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