Homeless get royal treatment at Valley Rescue Mission’s Thanksgiving dinner
Aug 30, 2017

It was only Tuesday — two days before Thanksgiving — but Marcela Ysais and four of her five children were already digging into their turkey and stuffing.

Nearby, a string quartet added a touch of elegance by playing Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” at La Iglesia En El Camino church in Van Nuys.

“It’s just beautiful how they went out of their way for us,” Ysais said about the dinner and classical music that played in the background on Tuesday night. “We’re just taking it day by day, and we’re thankful for being here, and thankful for sharing this moment.”

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