She was pregnant in a homeless shelter. Then this job saved her life.

You've got to learn about The Empowerment Plan.

Jessica West never imagined she could be homeless.

But then she had an unexpected pregnancy. Then she lost her job.

And suddenly, her family was out of options.

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Chance the Rapper to bring coats to Chicago's homeless population ahead of winter cold.

Chicago winters can be deadly, but this local musician is trying to help.

Chicago winters are awful.

And I say that as someone who has spent all 29 years of her life living in and around my dear Chicago city by the lake. Winters here aren't just "brrr, I'm feeling a little chilly," they're full on having to worry about losing a few digits if you leave your fingers exposed to the cold winter air for more than a few minutes.

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