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Longest Night ’19

On December 21st 2019, the Longest Night memorial was hosted by homeless advocate Tim Houchen for the 5th consecutive year. A solemn ceremony and remembrance of the homeless who died on the streets of Orange County in that year. During the two-hour presentation conducted at Anaheim Memorial Cemetery the names of over 200 homeless were called out by name. Many of the names identified at the candlelight kiosk were accompanied by photographs and memorabilia. This highlights program is under 30 minutes and contains original musical excerpts performed live.

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John Underwood

John Underwood is an award-winning community television producer and lifetime professional journalist. His experience includes 13 years working for National Public Radio as a reporter in LA. He was employed locally for several years as a contributing reporter for OC Weekly and the Orange County Register. When John is not busy documenting the homeless persons' struggle throughout Orange County, he works as a Production Coordinator for Los Alamitos Community Television, where he produces a talk show named Backstory - an investigative program that tackles the contentious issues of the day. His current documentary series NO FIXED ABODE focuses on channeling the voices of the OC homeless.

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