Taking Advantage of Weaklings — Who Cares?

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Is being human a lost standard? Photo Diane Nilan
  • Her social support network appears slim.
  • Her judgment slips and slides on impulse.
  • Her anxiety gushes like an opened fire hydrant.
  • She’s staying in a place that offers hospitality, but it’s short-lived.
  • She seems to have no viable plan, or resources, to relocate — a fast track to homelessness.
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How do people survive?

  • Because of the kindness and selflessness of others.
  • Because regulations protect the vulnerable.
  • Because resources needed for survival are available for those without the means to pay for them.
  • Because we’ve created a society that allows for individual differences.
  • Because we believe in the dignity of each person.
  • Because we share our abundance without expecting repayment.
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A place called Hope. Photo Diane Nilan

When these survival principles are absent or in short supply, people struggle.

Who cares?

Founder/pres. HEAR US Inc., gives voice & visibility to homeless families & youth, ran shelters, advocate, filmmaker, author, 15 yrs. on US backroads.

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