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There are first times for everything. The first time I drove a car, first time I broke my leg, first time I ate sushi, first time I went to work, first time I was fired -- and I'll never forget my first kiss. 'Firsts' are memorable parts of life and growing up. Well, the same goes for that first...
I was in Calgary, Canada, this week and heard the story of a homeless man who was dying of cancer and dreamed of visiting Mardi Gras in New Orleans some day. People rallied to raise the money for this kind man to have his last wish, but he became so sick he was not able to travel. The people at the...
I don’t like cold. The night I met Donny in Calgary, Canada, it was so cold I could not feel my face. I honestly cannot imagine sleeping outside in negative degree weather with only a blanket to keep warm. But that is exactly how Donny and thousands more sleep every night.
Roger Wade recently contributed “The Homeless Problem: My Personal Perspective” based on 15 years of experiencing “a homeless state of mind and body.” Now, he shares his life story, which spans a happy childhood, asuccessful career in marketing, a tour as a photojournalist in Vietnam, struggles...
I had an accident a few years ago – In 2007, I fell down two flights of stairs and crushed 5 vertebrae and broke 9 ribs. All of a sudden I found myself not being able to work and/or support myself financially. I ended up on the streets with Social Assistance at $235 a month in Vancouver. So...
I drank all my life. I never touched drugs until 2003. Then I messed around with it until December 2008. Then I seen it was killing me - financially, emotionally and physically. So I decided it was time to shut it down which I did and I tried drinking a couple of times but one lead to another so I...

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