Piedmont Man Opens Home to Homeless Couple

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Homeless for more than 10 years, Marie Mckinzie and Greg Dunston lived on the streets of Oakland, sleeping in doorways and pushing their belongings in carts. But, as the San Francisco Chronicle’s Otis R. Taylor Jr. reports, that changed a few months ago when they moved into a nearly $4 million property in a wealthy neighborhood in Piedmont. The owner of the house, Terrence McGrath did something almost unheard of: he opened his doors to them. Otis Taylor joins us in the studio now to talk about the story.