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Alderman Kirby serves Annapolis with no home of his own
Alderman Kirby serves Annapolis with no home of his own

Every other Monday night, Annapolis Alderman Kenneth A. Kirby, dressed in a suit and tie, takes his seat on the dais at City Council meetings, discussing community issues and voting on legislation. Afterward, the others head home from City Hall. And Kirby wanders. Kirby, who grew up in public housing in the capital city, is without a permanent place to live. He stays with a network of friends and family who open their homes to him — a niece in public housing, a friend in Annapolis' moneyed downtown. Friends say Kirby, whose personal struggle came to light this month after police found him while raiding an apartment in search of the drug PCP, moves easily between the different...

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