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An online video game called -- touches on real life topics.
Your savings are gone you lost your house you're single parents -- your down last thousand dollars.
Your challenge and goal can you make it through the month this car.
And car we show this game to see Diego resident Ben Howland.
-- struggles every day to make ends meet He tells us.
This is in the game to him this is his life and so real that I'm actually going to work.
The game is meant to build awareness on poverty and homelessness.
Throughout it -- -- to make difficult decisions such as deciding to keep your cat alive or not.
Taking an extra job or -- one of your child's events with each decision another challenge seems to pop up if you don't make a practical choice.
Sphere bounces -- -- money is spent.
And you could end up on the streets according to the regional task force on the homeless around 9000 people live on the streets in San Diego County.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- We can ignore the homeless problem He believes anything to help educate others on this issue is a good paying.
Yeah -- anything it'll raise awareness of these folks are still here we have a new we have a lot of new folks here that.
That aren't your traditional homeless population mainly senior -- that are simply poor they can't afford to live in San Diego anymore you know for that matter anywhere in the country.
He can hit you you know it and this questions that you take for granted you don't you don't even think about it happening to you.
Think part -- something that's inflation so are you look for the challenge.
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