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Response to leftyladyfrommo (Reply #7)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 01:25 PM

45. it's also hard to be motivated to eat when you are

discouraged and broke. it's especially hard to
be motivated to prepare fresh meals.

I wonder if it begins in our neighborhoods, our
own neighbors. Government assistance, changes,
are unpredictable, and too slow even when
they work. It has to start with us.

Not far from here, a friend of mine lives in a
neighborhood which has virtually adopted a
homeless man. He lived in his truck and
now lives in his car, which he parks at the
end of the cul-de-sac. Neighbors share their
showers and meals, have coffee with the
guy, and more. He is part of the neighborhood,
he lives there. He's not alone. People treat
him with respect.

This doesn't help your friend directly -- but she
isn't too far from where I may be soon, so
it's provoking much thought.

I'm realizing I don't even know if all the
people on my own street have enough to
eat day to day.

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