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  1. ITV Report

The story behind our Big Issue sellers

They're familiar faces on our walks to work, around our local towns and cities and as we're out and about - but who are our Big Issue vendors?

Our reporter Claire Manning went out to meet them.

  • Meet Ann Warke from Newton Abbot - who says an eight-week wait for her Universal Credit payment risked her rented home.

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You can read more here - or watch her story below.

  • Plymouth Big Issue vendor Clive shows ITV News how far he has come since his darkest days of alcoholism and sleeping rough.

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  • Recovering alcoholic Nick Cuthbert, who used to live on the streets, has described how selling the Big Issue in Truro has helped turn his life around.

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