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Cocoon House: Surrounding homeless kids with hope

 

February 17, 2016

Cocoon House’s original location is on Cedar Street in Everett. It has beds for up to eight homeless kids.

She may not say much, but Annie packs a powerful message as she watches the world go by outside Firestation Gourmet Deli on Main Street in Mill Creek.

Annie is a mannequin and part of “Take a Closer Look,” which hopes to shine a light on youth homelessness.

The eye-catching initiative is run by Cocoon House, which this year celebrates its 25th anniversary of serving at-risk and homeless youth in Snohomish County.

“It’s a way to show awareness of homelessness,” said Firestation Deli owner Mary Duros. “It’s here in Mill Creek.”

And elsewhere in Snohomish County.

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