Donald Meade, 52, poses for a portrait on Feb. 13, 2016, at his apartment in Fullerton, Calif. Meade, a recipient of the Illumination Foundation’s housing-first program, has battled addiction, cancer and chronic heart problems that fueled recurring visits to the emergency room.
Donald Meade, 52, poses for a portrait on Feb. 13, 2016, at his apartment in Fullerton, Calif. Meade, a recipient of the Illumination Foundation’s housing-first program, has battled addiction, cancer and chronic heart problems that fueled recurring visits to the emergency room. Heidi de Marco TNS
Donald Meade, 52, poses for a portrait on Feb. 13, 2016, at his apartment in Fullerton, Calif. Meade, a recipient of the Illumination Foundation’s housing-first program, has battled addiction, cancer and chronic heart problems that fueled recurring visits to the emergency room. Heidi de Marco TNS

He received more than $2M in healthcare – at taxpayer and hospital expense

June 27, 2016 08:06 AM