She Knows it All

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Valena, 1984-

“I’m not really a people’s person. I only hang out with one or two people, cuz a lot of times, too many people is too much information.”

I’m an Aries, I’ve been in the Bay Area for 14 years. I’ve got four kids: two boys, two girls. I have a dog and a pet mouse. I’m on the streets and off of drugs, I’m on the streets cuz I helped another homeless person out. So, lesson learned: Read more »

Thieves

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Sean, 1978-

“‘My son stole this candy bar, I want to pay for it, and he is going to apologize to you right now. Go ahead!’”

You see, I hate thieves, I have total disdain for them. I was about six years old, and it was winter in upstate NY. I was my mom’s favorite to go grocery shopping with. We went down to a store called Food Circus, and were shopping around. My mom has a rule, ‘Don’t ask for anything until I’m done shopping, just help me out.’ Well, I was looking around Read more »

Humanity

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Sean, 1977-

“It is not just the kindness of the dollar, but the kindness of her noticing.”

I see kind moments all the time. That’s one of the beauties in living the way I do, you’re living off of humanity. Just fifteen minutes ago, Read more »

Bring me Back Home!

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Barbara, 1948-

“I said, ‘Lord, why? I want to go, I want to come back home!’”

I didn’t have the courage to slit my wrists. I wanted to, you know, I tried. . . But I was a coward, I didn’t know how to kill myself. And I was scared. Scared and alone. Read more »

Tunnel Vision

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Christopher, 1986-

“When I have the mentality that I know it all, then I don’t need to research, I don’t need to try and grow, I don’t need to talk to people, I don’t need to learn because I already know all the answers.”

Born and raised in Sacramento, I’m the youngest of four siblings. I was actually a really good student, and a good soccer player. About three years ago, after working in banking for about five years, I decided I wanted to explore the world. Read more »