Charles says he’s lived on the streets of Northwest Arkansas for two years, but has been without a home his entire life. He is bipolar and suffers from depression, which makes it difficult for him to hold a job for any significant length of time. He survives by recycling and taking odd jobs when he can find them.

Charles says the hardest part of being homeless is finding a normal life, “You don’t have an address and you can’t keep clean.”

I am often overwhelmed with the compassion street people have for one another. Charles and his friends are no different. They are trying to find a trailer so they can get off the streets and have a roof over their head.

Special thanks to The Cobblestone Project

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