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October 30th, 2010 | Posted by Carey Fuller in elderly | Helping hands | senior citizen - (0 Comments)

Ripples…..

Ripples….

October 30th, 2010 | Posted by Carey Fuller in elderly | senior citizen - (2 Comments)

Sometimes you are the catalyst that starts a chain reaction that goes out farther than you ever thought possible. On my blog I wrote about an 85-year old street performer I call Rab that many have written to at my request. His loneliness is his greatest sadness and his sadness moved me. Rab calls me …
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I look around me and see so many people in pain. Financially we’re all hurting and it’s hard to see brighter days when you don’t know where you’ll end up. Veterans of  a hard life have deeper wounds inside them than most people know about or want to know. I often wonder how they got like that …
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Good ol’ Rab has called me about 17 times so far mostly about loneliness but about the letters he’s begun to recieve in the mail. You see, he has been battling depression for awhile now because he’s been so alone. He filled up the time limit on my voicemail reading back the letters that were sent …
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What I want to do versus what I need to do.

The past week has been a whirl of headaches, stresses and traumas yet it has also been a week of new discoveries, self exploration and a rare joy ride into the sweet side of the human soul. You see, I told myself that the only way out of hell was to get a degree in …
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Today I rounded up the kids, drove to the nearest bus station/park and ride and went to Tacoma. Took us about 30 minutes to get there and the experience was amazing. So many people flocked to the Tacoma Dome’s Exhibition Hall to attend this year’s Project Homeless Connect. What is truly amazing about this event is that …
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A Secret Affair…….

When I first saw him, I knew he belonged to another woman, my best friend in fact. Then it started. Whenever I went to her house to help her with dinner, he quietly watched us in the kitchen. At first he regarded me with his typical nonchalant flair but as he got to know me, …
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Today I had to finally tell my youngest daughter’s teacher the truth about us. I directed her to change.org’s website to read about my situation. Before they go trying to refer to me resources that don’t exist, they need to see what the reality is for those who are homeless. This is a small town, …
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