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**Most of this was originally penned in January.

I rode a bus this morning, for the first time. It was a great, belching beast that shook along the road as a red sunrise birthed us into the city. 232 more words


10 Questions With Homeless Advocate Jeff Lenhart

Jeff Lenhart is a homeless advocate in Dubuque, Iowa. He is known by some as the “undercover homeless” for his advocacy on behalf of homeless persons. 713 more words

Day 15: We Stand

Believe it or not, Day 15 (Monday) was bittersweet. While I was excited to sleep in my own bed, take a shower whenever I wanted to, eat a real dinner in a real chair with a real fork, and drink something cold in a real glass in the company of my real wife, there was a part of me that was sad. 722 more words

Who really needs help on the street and who gets to decide?

“The vast majority of people you see out here are just trying to survive.” — Bill Mash

From an outside view – who really needs help? 70 more words


Operation Reveille Gives Apartments to 50 Homeless Veterans

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - This morning they woke up under overpasses, or outside vacant buildings, but thanks to the city’s effort to end veteran homelessness, 50 veterans are moving into their own apartments around St. 260 more words


[Original Fiction] Overlooked

Hello my 101 followers. Wow, that’s a lot! I will be gone for about three weeks to prepare for some upcoming examinations. Therefore I have scheduled the posting of the short story that got me into our university’s Creative Writing Workshop, and a short review on two books. 1,950 more words

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