Most of the people gained money from selling stuff

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of a threat and Ralph allowed her to stay with him. Most of the people gained money from selling stuff that they could find. As Greg says, mostly anything that he finds he can sell. He comments about selling mostly CDs and books, while Tommy usually earns money from collecting plastic bottles. The film also dives deeply into each subject’s personal life and learns
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Juliao 2 their background which makes the documentary take a somber turn. For example, We learn that Dee had two children who were killed in a house fire, and that while Ralph was in jail, his 5-year old daughter was raped and sadly killed. This makes both of these characters reflect about their current living situation in the tunnel. Towards the end of the film, Singer shows that the people living in the tunnels are soon to be evicted, and lose their “homes.” Filled, with anger and impotence, these people have no choice but to leave the place in less than 30 days until finally they were granted fairly decent housing in which they can have a better quality of living. It is amazing how most of the people living in the tunnels actually preferred it there than elsewhere. The place was filled with rodents and there was barely any natural light which made the place feel more private and isolated. We see the relationships that Singer forms with these people since the interviews are made inside their own “huts” and we follow them through their daily routines. Whether they are cooking, searching for food, or cleaning up, we know that they feel comfortable around Singer, as seen when Ralph offers a donut to him. At one point we see
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  • Fall '19
  • Personal life, Homelessness in the United States, Ralph, Marc Singer

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