Butch

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40 years. That’s how long Butch has been homeless.

It began in 1969. Butch was just a teenager living in Cleveland, Ohio. His family fell apart, and he became homeless. Today, he is confined to a wheelchair. He begs for money to eat every day. He says he’s doing the best he can, given the circumstances.

Still – I can’t get this number out of my head. 40 years homeless.

Shame on us. We can do better.


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