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Randy


*slower connections please turn off HD Randy has been homeless for 12 years. He makes his living collecting and recycling cans. Unfortunately for Randy (and the entire homeless population in California) a new recycling law […]

Randy

*slower connections please turn off HD

Randy has been homeless for 12 years. He makes his living collecting and recycling cans. Unfortunately for Randy (and the entire homeless population in California) a new recycling law has done into effect that will put his meager income at risk.

Under the new law, Californians must show a valid state ID to cash in aluminum (including cans). Photographs and thumb-prints are collected, and money is withheld for three days. This law is meant to prevent metal theft from construction sites or vehicle parts, which is a legitimate problem. But why not exempt those who are simply looking to cash in cans?

During the interview, I asked Randy if he had three wishes, what would the be. His first response? A home.

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