poverty Archive

  • Today is a rainy day, so he is forced to setup camp on a piece of cardboard just outside of the shopping area.  One side of his cardboard reads, "Will work for food."  The other is merely his chair.

    Paul in Leonard

    Today is a rainy day, so he is forced to setup camp on a piece of cardboard just outside of the shopping area. One side of his cardboard reads, "Will work for food." The other is merely his chair.

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  • She cries in desperation. She cries with excruciation. But this time, she cannot cry herself to death. She can only cry, and scream for compassion, and toss and turn, and feel the sharp pain killing her from tooth to brain.

    The City of the Living Dead

    She cries in desperation. She cries with excruciation. But this time, she cannot cry herself to death. She can only cry, and scream for compassion, and toss and turn, and feel the sharp pain killing her from tooth to brain.

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  • There is the power, for instance, that comes with driving the biggest vehicle in town.  There is also networking with people of all sorts....

    A job I would not mind

    There is the power, for instance, that comes with driving the biggest vehicle in town. There is also networking with people of all sorts....

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  • But of all things, what was hardest yet to understand was how much my own parents were sacrificing to get me out of that dying world.  Growing up, it was easy to be blinded by the idea...

    Me and their world

    But of all things, what was hardest yet to understand was how much my own parents were sacrificing to get me out of that dying world. Growing up, it was easy to be blinded by the idea...

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  • I am very sorry to hear that, I said -- what else could I have possibly said to that?  What else could I have possibly said to a man who aside from not having sight, had also lost everything, absolutely everything, in a fire....

    Jesse

    I am very sorry to hear that, I said -- what else could I have possibly said to that? What else could I have possibly said to a man who aside from not having sight, had also lost everything, absolutely everything, in a fire....

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