10 Burgers for 10 Homeless

10 Burgers for 10 Homeless - We were having lunch the other day and saw a few people standing near the library we were walking by that looked like they were homeless, we thought maybe they were hungry too. Maybe they didn't have lunch? After a short conversation we went to the McDonalds across the street and grabbed 10 burgers to bring to them. No not the healthiest of choices but, I figured it's better than nothing, and if you haven't eaten in a couple days.... We met a man named Jeff, wh...
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Hug a Stranger

This is one of my favourite days and stories to share as of recently. We were sitting outside enjoying a nice day. Drinks, laughs and food. Then we broke into a conversation of, 'wouldn't it be nice to buy that man a meal'. We wondering if he had dinner, if he even had lunch. We've seen this man around before, he seems to be well known, friendly and happy. I think it's easy to talk about helping out, it's the action that's the hard part. Through the conversation we talked about bringin...
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Things aren’t always as they seem

things aren't always as they seem
I was walking down the street and made eye contact with a homeless man. Out of sheer reaction I say, how are you doing? He said fine thank you, how are you? I was a bit taken back. First of all, I rarely get eye contact with homeless people, and secondly from experience I usually only get a grunt if I say any type of hello at all. I was also surprised how well-spoken this man was. I responded to him and found myself quite comfortable talking with a perfect stranger. He looked clean for someon...
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The Stress of a homeless mind

the stress of a homeless mind
I want to share this story with you. When I think about how this experience went, it’s hard for me to wrap my head around what actually happened. While walking down the street I hear this noise coming out of a homeless man’s mouth that I couldn’t possibly replicate through words on a page or come close to in my own voice. It was the sound of a loud, near obnoxious laugh, cackle and scream. Now the noise is extended, as soon as it began I turn my head, as the stranger isn’t far from me. I c...
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