Morgan Locklear: Fiance stays at encampment because he uses medical marijuana

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Morgan Locklear talks to a reporter last week with her son Madden Porter, 1, on her back. Locklear and her two children are staying at Portland’s family shelter on Chestnut Street, but she supports the “sleep-out” at Portland City Hall, where her fiance is staying. Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer

Morgan Locklear, 26, said she has struggled with homelessness since she was a teenager.

Her most recent bout came after she was evicted in 2017 from subsidized housing in Parsonsfield, because her fiance would frequently visit but was not on the lease.

The couple, along with their daughter, June, who is now 5, tried to secure housing in the Lewiston-Auburn area, but it didn’t work out, she said. Locklear said the couple, who now have a 1-year-old son, Madden, had a lead on housing in New Hampshire in…



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