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Waltham hotel is their only refuge against homelessness

When Christmas morning dawns, 154 children will wake up with their parents at the Home Suites Inn in Waltham, a hotel originally built with business travelers in mind but now a way station for families with nowhere else to live.

Ashley Figueroa Febus, 19, left Puerto Rico with her mother this spring to seek treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital for brain cancer.

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