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One of the most common preconceptions people have when someone says they’re homeless or about to become homeless is that anyone can just show up at a shelter and be housed. Nothing could be further from the truth. From my experience, service providers will gladly tell you all about their programs and what they have …
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Jon and Dorothea Bon Jovi

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Bon Jovi, I am a homeless mother of two living in Seattle, Washington. I recently heard about your restaurant, the Soul Kitchen. I think the idea of a community restaurant that serves the less fortunate with dignity is an idea a long time in coming and I am so proud of …
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Angelo Chase

The following is a letter I received from an Apache youth once homeless in Kent, Washington: My name is angelo chase and i used to be on the streets of seattle, kent, and quite frankly all over the west coast due to a couple of things. the issue im talking about now is the police …
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I beg to differ

October 18th, 2011 | Posted by Carey Fuller in Homelessness - (0 Comments)
Sammiejo and Carmen

It always amazes me when people ask me why I bother doing what I do for homeless folks, especially the homeless kids. If I were to write an essay to win some big money prize, this is what I would say: To Whom It May Concern, You probably have never heard of me, most people …
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Some dreams don’t come true

October 15th, 2011 | Posted by Carey Fuller in Homelessness - (1 Comments)
Dress in a donut box

Yesterday was definitely a Murphy’s Law day. Everything that could go wrong, did. The morning started off with a frantic call from formerly homeless “Legion”. He’s been struggling looking for work while couch surfing at a friend’s. He lost his medical and food stamps benefits due to 5 year time limit. His friend has been …
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Images found on Toshiba flash drive 228

I want to thank everyone who follows me around on Twitter and Facebook because to me, it shows that others actually take an interest in what I do as a homeless person and as a homeless parent. Perhaps you learned something by seeing that I’m really not all that different than everybody else. Sure, I …
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Ariella and Bryce

If you were on Twitter last night, you may have seen my tweets regarding my oldest daughter, Ariella. You see, this Saturday is her birthday but it is also her high school’s homecoming dance. While watching her peers pick out dresses and talk about going to the dance, my teen fell into a depression she …
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