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go to broadway and weidler, sit there and watch the blonde guy. I guarantee you , every day, without fail, he will either get in a car for "shift change" being releived by another guy who will pick up the same sign, or, i guarantee he will walk down to the bus stop, get on a bus, and go "home" at the end of his shift, wherever home is.
I have seen much that is disheartening in the area where i work. There is a triangular park area off of mlk . i personally witnessed a couple come out of the weeds where they had slept. The woman pushed the wheelchair they had out of the brush. She then sat in it, her partner wrapped her leg in some dirty towels, handed her a cardboard sign, and pushed her to the corner previously mentioned. There is a wheelchair company near here that throws away old broken chairs, crutches, etc, those often end up being "props", as if it were stage acting.
I personally saw this, along with everyone else in our office. We were floored.
While i am aware that there are alot of people out there who need the help, i am also very aware that there are those who have chosen this lifestyle, and or, made some poor choices along the way.
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