Gabriel Sweeney III, left, gathers his things after the Zedakah House bus stops at El Chorro Regional Park north of San Luis Obispo in 1988. Sweeny prefers sleeping outdoors to using the church shelters.
Gabriel Sweeney III, left, gathers his things after the Zedakah House bus stops at El Chorro Regional Park north of San Luis Obispo in 1988. Sweeny prefers sleeping outdoors to using the church shelters. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
Gabriel Sweeney III, left, gathers his things after the Zedakah House bus stops at El Chorro Regional Park north of San Luis Obispo in 1988. Sweeny prefers sleeping outdoors to using the church shelters. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

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David Middlecamp

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .