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Shaun Donovan
Give a veteran a chance
Give a veteran a chance

Michelle Obama stepped to the microphone at a White House event this spring, and with HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, highlighted the scandal of homeless veterans, noting that "roughly 58,000 veterans experience homelessness in America today." She called that fact "a moral outrage." That strikes a chord for Frank DiCara, 88, an East Baltimorean who had his own struggles as a veteran coming home from World War II. "I was watching television the other day, and they had an African American guy from the Air Corps, and he was at a shelter," Mr. DiCara said recently. "He'd been in the service, and now he was looking for shelter. A veteran that went out to...