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Family of homeless woman who died in donation bin speaks of anguish, pride

Crystal Papineau died last month at age 35, trapped partway inside a metal bin for clothing donations in Toronto. CBC's Nick Purdon spoke to her family at a memorial last night where she was remembered as kind, good-humoured, and known for sometimes taking clothes from those bins to give to the homeless.
Crystal Papineau died last month at age 35, trapped partway inside a metal bin for clothing donations in Toronto. CBC's Nick Purdon spoke to her family at a memorial last night where she was remembered as kind, good-humoured, and known for sometimes taking clothes from those bins to give to the homeless. 8:14