said I suffered a heat stroke," Young said.
On a day when temperatures are hovering around 100 degrees, Cindy Young and Rachel Blanton are sitting on a Boise city corner under a bridge asking motorist for help. The two women have been homeless for several months and both said they've recently ended up in the emergency room as a result of extreme heat.
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"It's been pretty tough. I'm actually pregnant and I almost suffered a miscarriage two days ago from the heat," Blanton said.
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Shelter manager Julie Jones said this is unfortunately the time of year when many in the homeless community suffer from extreme weather conditions.
Fighting the extreme heat when you're homeless
BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) For most people, beating the extreme heat means turning on the air conditioner and staying inside but homeless people don't have that luxury.
City Light Home for Women Children is a shelter for homeless women and children encourages women like Young and Blanton to stay hydrated and even goes as far as to provide women with sunscreen to protect them from harmful sun rays.
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