Category Archives: Guest Stories

Charles’s Story

 Until recently Charles was living in his car in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.  In July he was divorced from his wife of 28 years and was still trying out how to live life alone and without his legs. Diabetes has slowly taken his legs from him and it made employment difficult to do and to find.  He…
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Robert’s Story

Robert has worked ever since he can remember.  His eyes light up when he talks about his work as a tree trimmer.  Earlier this year he was making good money, about a thousand dollars a week.  On a rare vacation break he took a trip and his car was run over by a cement truck. …
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Barry’s Story

Twenty three years ago Barry walked away from a great job with good pay and benefits. As a tool and die man he was quickly moving up in the company, but his elderly parents were sick and they needed his help.  For a little over five years, Barry cared for them day and night.  First…
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Willie’s Story

When he was 12 years old Willie began his first experience in homelessness and more than 20 years later he is still living on the streets. Over the years he has traveled all over the nation staying in Texas, Florida, the Carolinas, New York, Chicago, St Louis and California.  To Willie life on the streets…
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