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I became homeless due to complications arising from a heretofore undiagnosed condition called Asperger's Syndrome. It is my strongly held belief that many, if not most, homeless people have this condition. I urge everyone who works with the homeless to familiarize yourselves with the symptoms of...
The Dignity Blog is part of the Salvation Army's Dignity Project, which is designed to educate the public about the reality of poverty in the 21st century–and underscore the point that everyone deserves basic human dignity.
Call me Drakakis.  Several moons ago, never mind how many, I awoke to find my comfortable suburban life in tatters.  The wife, the two cars, the two kids, the two mammalian pets … all gone along with my toys and my tools and, being self-employed, the means to my livelihood.  I’d like to say that I...
This blog is a forum for persons who are currently experiencing, or have experienced, homelessness to give their perspectives and insight on important issues related to homelessness.
I write what I feel. My inspiration comes from everyday life and past experiences. I won’t pretend to be something I’m not. I am a single mother of two and proud of it. I lived out of a Minnie Winnebago for about 6 years and had to get a mini-van instead. While looking for “real work”, I am...
I once heard a story about a homeless man on Hollywood Blvd who really thought he was invisible. But one day a kid handed the man a Christian pamphlet. The homeless guy was shocked and amazed, “what! You can see me? How can you see me? I’m invisible!” It isn’t hard to comprehend this man’s slow...

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