Tag Archives: Housing

Homelessness in Seattle: Part One

My recent vacation in Seattle included volunteering with Real Change, an award-winning weekly street newspaper sold by homeless and low-income street vendors. I spent some time with vendor Jonas Stone, 57. Jonas was homeless for about 15 years until he … Continue reading

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How to hide in plain sight in my city: Live in a doorway

Every time I stop by the abandoned doorway to see hardcore homeless James, I think, “Well, at least he’s still alive.” For how long, though? James is 48, and looks every bit like a man who lives outdoors year round, … Continue reading

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