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Homeless man welcomes Obama's pledge to close income gap

(SOUNDBITE) (English) CARLOS VALLARINO SAYING: "This is my bed, 11, and I have a locker that corresponds to that number." Carlos Vallarino has lived in a homeless shelter in Washington, D.C. for more than a year. He shares a room with 23 other men, does chores and listens to inspirational sermons each morning before work. Vallarino fled war in Panama to come to the U.S. in 1989, finding work as a translator. He sought help from the shelter when jobs became scarce and he was diagnosed with cancer. Now cancer-free and working as a clerical worker, Vallarino says the American Dream often seems out of reach. (SOUNDBITE) (English) CARLOS VALLARINO SAYING: "The way things are, they're making it hard for let's say, my generation to advance, because we got like to a state, to a level, and then with all this controlling, don't give this, don't give that, but then they're giving it to the corporations. We can't advance." Lack of mobility was

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