When a Man is Down to His Last Dollar

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He loved to party when he was younger. As he grew older and had a family, getting down to his last dollar almost broke him.

Three Habits That Saved My Life While I Was Homeless

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Homeless was the last place this man expected to learn the habits that changed his life.

25 Jobs and Homelessness to Find His Happy Life

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Homeless and living in his car was his breaking point. It took 25 jobs, but he finally found what he was desperately searching for.

Shelters: “Some Days I Turn 20 Away. Today It’s Just One.”

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Michael Lee: “As a youth worker, it is in my bones to save the world….Each call is like someone else’s life flashing before your eyes.”

Poverty and the Environment: More Connected Than You Realize?

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Exploring the intersection between poverty, the environment, and climate change.

The Homeless Read Mean Tweets (About the Homeless)

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Anyone who is human should be able to empathize.

Internet Café Refugees: Japan’s Disposable Workers

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It is better to bend than to break, the old Japanese proverb goes.

Washing the Feet of the Homeless

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Teaching our children to be humble by role modeling selfless service.

I Shovel Snow to Support My Habit

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Brian Whitney is a recovering addict who loves to write. He shovels snow to pay the bills.

Humanizing Homelessness: “My Father Isn’t An Issue, He’s A Human Being”

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Diana has a unique perspective. She grew up watching her father live without a roof over his head.

Did We Lose the War on Poverty?

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Fifty years on from the Great Society program, what has been achieved – and what hasn’t – in government efforts to reduce poverty.

3 Ways To Responsibly And Compassionately Respond To Panhandling

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Here is a step-by-step guide to responding responsibly and compassionately to those who are panhandling.

How Does A Homeless Man Spend $100?

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What happens when a homeless man receives a bonanza of $100? Josh Paler Lin followed Thomas to find out.

Parenting Tips from a Homeless Man

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What the homeless can teach us about raising children.

Happy to Be Homeless: 3 Things We Learned From Living in a Van

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What might have been a tragedy turned into an amazing lifestyle of freedom and simplicity.

You’re Projecting It Onto Us White People!

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Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.