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A woman looks at a coffee table in her storage unit. Her teenage son is in the background.

Tanya Austin moves an altar table, one of her most precious furniture, to take out clothes she and her son need. She used to decorate her previous house with the table, elephants, candles and angel statues with a Burgundy color theme, Austin said. Yehyun Kim / ctmirror.org