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Tiny living spaces

Tracy Burger, 45, washes dishes in a bathroom sink in a converted garage in Los Angeles, California December 18, 2011. Tracy and his wife Elizabeth, 43, lost their apartment in 2009 after both losing their jobs with combined earnings of $100,000 a year. They were forced to sell most of their possessions and live in a motel before moving into Elizabeth's mother's garage with their son Dylan, 8, in March 2011.

Tiny living spaces

A peek inside cramped and crowded homes.