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What it's like being homeless for years - one Norwich man tells his story

Luke Stone has been circling in and out of homelessness for the best part of six years.

His life has been marred by hardship, but it has not stopped him on his quest to find a place to call home.

From the age of 14 he was under the care of children's services and at 17 had been living in supporting lodgings in Unthank Road, Norwich.

But he was placed at a YMCA hostel in the city not long before his 18th birthday and from there, he said, his problems began.

Mr Stone, now 24, has since been placed in various temporary accommodation, moving through hostels and bed and breakfasts in Norwich, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

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