"People don't understand what it's like to be in our situation, and a lot of it is not choices we made, it's choices that were made for us," she told KDFW. "I lost my job, and with my background, I have a felony, so it's hard for me to get a job. So it was just that, I didn't have the income coming in."
Booth appreciates the help but has one Christmas wish.
“We want compassion,” she said. We don't want to be judged for where we're at or what we're doing. That's all I would hope is for people to have more compassion.”