Homelessness: It’s Not Always What We Think. {Eye-Opening Video}

Via on Aug 16, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THxtcWNw3QA

“There’s always another story. There’s more than meets the eye.” ~ W.H. Auden

I recently came a cross a short video put together by a group called Rethink Homelessness.

A little background info, from their “About” page on Facebook:

Impact Homelessness is an initiative of the Central Florida Regional Commission on Homelessness, dedicated to finding solutions to the problem of homelessness in our Central Florida communities.

To make the video “Cardboard Stories,” the group asked homeless people living on the streets of Florida to write down one fact about themselves. Something that other people would never know by just walking past them.

Here are some of the responses they received:

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For more, watch the full video (it’s less than a minute-and-a-half long):

 

 

 


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About Yoli Ramazzina

Yoli Ramazzina is a California girl, born & raised. She is a poet, a dreamer at heart and has been writing since she was 9 years old. Yoli is also music lover and a retired KXLU deejay. These days she spends her time writing and teaching yoga. Things that make her heart happy include: her family, the wag of her dogs’ tails, the smell of rain, good music, good beer and good friends.

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2 Responses to “Homelessness: It’s Not Always What We Think. {Eye-Opening Video}”

  1. Thank you for sharing the #CardboardStories of our homeless neighbors! #RethinkHomelessness

  2. Yoli Ramazzina yoli says:

    My pleasure, Joshua! Thank you for your comment :)

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