The Life of a Homeless Vet and Family Living in NYC by Matt Coneybeare on Nov. 12, 2014 at 4:31 PM at 4:31 PM on November 12, 2014 Play Video When asked why it’s tough living in a shelter, young Tristian replied, "Because it’s hard to get out, and go to a different place. It’s hard to sleep. I keep on staying up." via PIX11 Something wrong with this post? Let us know! Share This Post Brought To You By… If You Liked This, You May Enjoy… [WATCH] See What It's Like on a Late-Night Ride on the Staten Island Ferry [WATCH] How to Fold the Newspaper on a Crowded New York City Subway Here's How the Center for Urban Community is Helping Provide Health Care for NYC's Homeless Population Meet Chris Leamy, a Musician Who Plays Guitar Next to NYC Homeless to Help Them Earn More Panhandling Subscribe to Viewing NYC by Email Email Address If you are a human, ignore this field Daily Weekly Both We hate spam too, so we absolutely won't give your email address to anybody else. Expect emails containing the site's most popular articles only as frequently as you like.