Homeless Man on Homelessness in Columbia, South Carolina

Homeless Man on Homelessness in Columbia, South Carolina

– Mark. – Yes, sir. – [Man] We’re in Columbia, South Carolina. – That’s correct. – [Man] You’re homeless. – Yes, I’ve been homeless for about 3 1/2 years now. – [Man] Tell me about it. – I do odd jobs. I was married, my wife left me, kicked me out. She took everything I […]

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Homeless Veteran Dying of Cancer on the Streets of Denver

Homeless Veteran Dying of Cancer on the Streets of Denver

– I’ve taken care of two step-daughters, three sons, three step-sons and a really fat ex-wife. Now I can say that. I’m a certified master chef and registered dietician. If you’re twice my size, you’re overweight. And three times my size, yeah, you’re fat. – [Interviewer] Yeah, well I’m fat then. (laughing) – It’s kind […]

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Paddy is sleeping rough in Central London.

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A Day In The Life of a Homeless Person

A Day In The Life of a Homeless Person

Many of us have a daily routine that we are used to. We wake up, brush our teeth, and eat breakfast before catching the school bus or driving to work. Of course everyone’s day varies depending on what they do…their job, the school or university they attend. And in the evening most of us return […]

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Homeless Woman Was Arrested for Sleeping in Her Car so Now She Sleeps on the Ground Next to Her Car

Homeless Woman Was Arrested for Sleeping in Her Car so Now She Sleeps on the Ground Next to Her Car

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No More Trash Bags for Foster Kids! This Family Argues They Deserve Better

No More Trash Bags for Foster Kids! This Family Argues They Deserve Better

I was the youngest of 10 kids. One of the memories was our biological father holding a gun to our heads and saying, “Which kid do you want to shoot first?” And they would laugh. So the abuse was bad. It was bad. Not only physical, but sexual abuse, and then my parents died when […]

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The Rucksack Project

The Rucksack Project

It’s winter time again and, as temperatures drop, bringing the return of the freezing weather, most people are caught-up in the annual frenzy of Christmas shopping – searching out those special novalty gifts for their loved ones and work colleagues. But, at The Rucksack Project, we’re helping people rediscover the real meaning of Christmas by […]

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