Omni Hotel in Dallas Hosts 500 Homeless People on Christmas Eve

Excerpt from CBS Local

Dec 25, 2013 2:00 am

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The Omni Hotel in Dallas is decked out for 500 special guests who will stay there this Christmas Eve. For the 9th year, the hotel will serve as a warm place to stay for people who don’t have a home.

The stars of the big event are 500 people – including men, women and children. Normally, they would sleep at a shelter or on the street. Tonight, a free stay at the Omni is just part of what will be a special Christmas.

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