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Monthly Archives: July 2015
Search: Brain Sections or try @TJMcTweet. Lots of good info and connections with agencies doing tons of stuff to help homeless people.
This link might get you there fast as well: https://twitter.com/TJMcTweet
Today I went to Dunkin (Donuts) and saw a clearly homeless guy singing on the side of the road and picking up change.
Eventually I saw him stroll into Dunkin, as he was counting his change to buy something I began to get super annoying and talk to him over and over again even when he didn’t really want to talk.
Since he had maybe $1 in change I bought him a coffee and bagel and asked him to sit down with me.
He told me a lot about how people are usually very mean to him because he’s homeless, how drugs turned him into the person he hated, he lost his mom to cancer, he never knew his dad and he just wants to be someone his mom would be proud of (along with another hours worth of conversation.)
This lovely man’s name was Chris and Chris was…
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“Affordable housing is critical to ending homelessness. But some people need support to sustain that housing, otherwise we will continue to see the churn of repeated periods of homelessness”
Sorry for the absence, I’ve been really busy with work and household projects. Lots of things locally have been happening in regard to the homeless. Reading the paper has been a real challenge because of the amount of ignorance continuously paraded through the media about homelessness. But I have been doing some social media on Twitter and I feel that this would be a good forum for people on this blog to connect, so I’m in the process of setting up a Twitter account for Brainsections. When I’m done, I will announce the account so you can connect.
I bet if you put art materials and musical instruments out on the street as a ‘talent challenge’, more homeless people would be able to create or perform than office workers. It would make for an interesting study.