Everything I have, aside from what I’m wearing, is in a light brown vinyl purse with two outside pockets. I hold the purse close at all times, and I sleep with it under my head like a rigid, desperate pillow.
Jenna Sexton is a writer, researcher, and formerly homeless youth, presently living in Tempe, Arizona. She earned a PhD from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2011, and is currently working on a memoir titled GED to PhD. Find out more about her at drjennasexton.com.