Our Town Reno

Melissa, Thankful for her Family's Bond Despite Being in Different Shelters

Episode Summary

For the past five years, Melissa says she provided for her four kids by working as a cashier at Dollar Tree. But earlier this year, unable to pay for housing anymore she says she became homeless, and then lost her job. When reporter Scott King met her at the downtown library in Reno, her husband, Michael was on a computer filling out job applications. He spent time in jail over the summer complicating their situation and ability to rebound as a family.