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By Pat Loeb
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Former Army ranger Charles Bouges has an all-too-common story.
“I had a mishap, lost my job, lost my wife, went through depression, just kind of gave up and didn’t have a place to stay,” he says. 317 more words
Last week, Houston Mayor Annise Parker joined hundreds of service providers, community members and business leaders to announce that the city had built the system necessary to effectively end veteran homelessness. 742 more words
It’s honestly hard for me to take Memorial Day seriously as a sober day of remembrance for those who died in war allegedly to “protect our freedoms.” Of course there’s the fact that it’s now celebrated with BBQs and long weekends celebrating the onset of summer, making a mockery of what the day is supposed to be about, but it’s much more than that. 518 more words