"It's hard out here. There aren't any jobs around here, but I keep looking," said Michael Scott Beard, 34. Beard is homeless and living in his van. He readily does the few odd jobs that come his way to make a few dollars so he can eat and put gas in his van. Credit: Vickie D. King/Mississippi Today
It takes $80 to fill the gas tank inside the beat-up white cargo van 34-year-old Michael Beard calls home.