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Dozens sleep out to raise money for Spectrum

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

A big campout is underway to helpbuild solidarity with the area's homeless youth.

The lawn of Burlington's UnitarianChurch served as a sort of makeshift campground Thursday night, as dozens ofcommunity and business leaders slept outside to support Spectrum YouthServices.

The group's third annual sleep-outalso attracted student teams sleeping out in school fields, backyards and otherspots.

More events are planned Friday nightand later next month.

Organizers say they've alreadysurpassed their goal, raising about $193,000.

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