William Mercer sits with his dog Chico at Cesar Chavez Plaza after a friend who also was homeless man died Wednesday on the grounds of Sacramento City Hall. “I was one of the guys that always fed and took care of him,” he said. “Last night we fed him soup. Gave him some hot cocoa, coffee and stuff. I brought him a red and green blanket."
William Mercer sits with his dog Chico at Cesar Chavez Plaza after a friend who also was homeless man died Wednesday on the grounds of Sacramento City Hall. “I was one of the guys that always fed and took care of him,” he said. “Last night we fed him soup. Gave him some hot cocoa, coffee and stuff. I brought him a red and green blanket." Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
William Mercer sits with his dog Chico at Cesar Chavez Plaza after a friend who also was homeless man died Wednesday on the grounds of Sacramento City Hall. “I was one of the guys that always fed and took care of him,” he said. “Last night we fed him soup. Gave him some hot cocoa, coffee and stuff. I brought him a red and green blanket." Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com

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January 29, 2017 07:00 PM

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