Over the years, Teresa Valdivia, right, sought out her grandmother, Genny Lucchesi, who was living homeless in Sacramento. Valdivia’s contact was part of a greater intervention by friends and family trying, ultimately without success, to help Lucchesi. Editors’ No. 1 top story of 2015.
Over the years, Teresa Valdivia, right, sought out her grandmother, Genny Lucchesi, who was living homeless in Sacramento. Valdivia’s contact was part of a greater intervention by friends and family trying, ultimately without success, to help Lucchesi. Editors’ No. 1 top story of 2015. Photo courtesy of Teresa Valdivia Special to The Sacramento Bee
Over the years, Teresa Valdivia, right, sought out her grandmother, Genny Lucchesi, who was living homeless in Sacramento. Valdivia’s contact was part of a greater intervention by friends and family trying, ultimately without success, to help Lucchesi. Editors’ No. 1 top story of 2015. Photo courtesy of Teresa Valdivia Special to The Sacramento Bee

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