A Better Person

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Sean, 1977-

“I found ways to be out here and have a good life without stealing or cheating.”

What I am most proud in myself? Wow. . . I guess changing and trying to be a good person. Read more »

Patience

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Larry, 1957-

“I feel that life isn’t treating me good, but I refuse to give up on it.”

Most proud in myself? Patience. And gratitude. I was born and raised on a farm in Roseville, Tennessee. I was the black sheep of the family because I was different from the rest of them. Read more »

Ideal Job

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William, 1963-

“Ideal Job: help kids, be around them.”

My ideal job would be to help kids, be around them. Not as a teacher, but a counselor, or a recreation person. Play kickball; I like having fun with kids. Or something in my field, Read more »

A Nobody

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Bertha, 1951-

“On the street, if you are not a vet, or have HIV or substance abuse, you are a nobody.”


Off the street, you are a nobody if you don’t have money, or family and friends. On the street, if you’re not a vet, or have HIV or substance abuse, you are a nobody. To get help, you have to fit into some program. Read more »

Enjoys Most

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Christopher, 1986-

“My biggest joy is learning.”

My biggest joy? Probably conversations like these, I get to know new people every day. My biggest joy is learning, too. Just learning and try to share concepts with other people, talking to them. Listening, trying to expand on what their concepts are, to grasp. . . and then trying not to lose my mind, he smiles.


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