Genevieve Lucchesi died on a cold February morning this year in a parking lot in midtown Sacramento. She was 77 and had been living homeless for more than 20 years. Who was Genny? And how is it an elderly woman came to live and die on the streets? Sacramento Bee reporter Cynthia Hubert shares a powerful story of mental illness, family heartbreak and the small mercies that made a difference in Genny's life. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
Genevieve Lucchesi died on a cold February morning this year in a parking lot in midtown Sacramento. She was 77 and had been living homeless for more than 20 years. Who was Genny? And how is it an elderly woman came to live and die on the streets? Sacramento Bee reporter Cynthia Hubert shares a powerful story of mental illness, family heartbreak and the small mercies that made a difference in Genny's life. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee

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