AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016.Trenda McMillan lives out of her station wagon in the parking lot of an Austin Walmart with her two dogs. The wagon's rear axle broke nearly seven months ago. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Trenda McMillan has been homeless for the last 20 years. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Trenda shares her food with JIm. They currently live next to each other and rely on on another for help. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Helen looks outside of her trailer door. She considers Trenda and Jim as part of her community, and states that she tries to help when she can. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Jim sits in between his car and Trenda's. He also currently experiencing homelessness, and resides in his vehicle. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Vernon tunes his "Ganjo" inside his trailer. He states that living in the trailer can be difficult, but him and Helen tend to make the most of it. In their spare time, they create music and paint. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Vernon and his partner Helen are living off the $6,000 Vernon made from a song he wrote for an American Idol winner. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Vernon and Helen's trailer. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Trenda stores her personal belongings in the station wagon. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     
 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016.Trenda McMillan lives out of her station wagon in the parking lot of an Austin Walmart with her two dogs. The wagon's rear axle broke nearly seven months ago. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016.Trenda McMillan lives out of her station wagon in the parking lot of an Austin Walmart with her two dogs. The wagon's rear axle broke nearly seven months ago. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Trenda McMillan has been homeless for the last 20 years. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Trenda McMillan has been homeless for the last 20 years. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Trenda shares her food with JIm. They currently live next to each other and rely on on another for help. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Trenda shares her food with JIm. They currently live next to each other and rely on on another for help. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Helen looks outside of her trailer door. She considers Trenda and Jim as part of her community, and states that she tries to help when she can. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Helen looks outside of her trailer door. She considers Trenda and Jim as part of her community, and states that she tries to help when she can. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Jim sits in between his car and Trenda's. He also currently experiencing homelessness, and resides in his vehicle. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Jim sits in between his car and Trenda's. He also currently experiencing homelessness, and resides in his vehicle. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Vernon tunes his "Ganjo" inside his trailer. He states that living in the trailer can be difficult, but him and Helen tend to make the most of it. In their spare time, they create music and paint. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Vernon tunes his "Ganjo" inside his trailer. He states that living in the trailer can be difficult, but him and Helen tend to make the most of it. In their spare time, they create music and paint. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Vernon and his partner Helen are living off the $6,000 Vernon made from a song he wrote for an American Idol winner. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Vernon and his partner Helen are living off the $6,000 Vernon made from a song he wrote for an American Idol winner. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Vernon and Helen's trailer. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Vernon and Helen's trailer. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Trenda stores her personal belongings in the station wagon. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Trenda stores her personal belongings in the station wagon. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.

 AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.
       
     

AUSTIN, TEXAS- May 24, 2016. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News.