Hundreds sleep outside Saturday for “World’s Biggest Sleep Out” event

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NEW YORK, NY – The housing crisis in New York City prompted hundreds of New Yorkers to spend Saturday night on the street.

The event was called “The World’s Big Sleep Out.”

Hundreds of sleeping bags donned Times Square as the city made its point, along with 52 other cities.

Campers were read a bedtime story by Dame Helen Mirren.

Will Smith was also present, along with other celebrity performers.

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