Unfortunately, a severe personal crisis as the cause to homelessness is not uncommon. Some stories will wreck the hardest heart, and I hope the next time you see a homeless person drunk on a corner you’ll have a better understanding.
John lost his daughter. She was 22 when she died, and as John puts it, he went “off the planet”
Obviously, John is creative and has a bit of entrepreneur in him.
I met John in Austin, Texas. He sleeps on the grounds of a church. But because the amount of homelessness is growing, John is concerned the church will soon kick them all out.