Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A Reminder of Charlie Quimby's Posts on Homelessness

I've written once before about Charlie Quimby's blog, Across the Great Divide, where he posts occasionally with observations from his volunteer career at day centers for homeless people.

Here's a little bit from one of his posts, about a newbie he calls Lisa:

Family, not social services, is the safety net for most of us. Friends and relations are the reason a sudden reversal or job loss won't make you homeless.

But sometimes, family and a bad circle of friends is part of the reason you're on the street. 
It's worth reading everything on his blog, plus his two novels, Monument Road and Inhabited, which explore the people and place of his home town, Grand Junction, Colorado.

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