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  •  There are people on the buses that (16+ / 0-)

    stick in my mind, too.  I don't hear them ask for anything, but I know they have nothing.  It just wouldn't be that hard to help them.  I'm always gratified when the drivers treat them like friends.  (Our bus service is crappy but most of our drivers are wonderful and very kind.)  

    I've encountered homeless people in the riverside park.  I rarely have any money to give (and they rarely ask) but I will always give them a cigarette if they ask.  I always look them in the eye, smile and greet them.  They often seem surprised.  It's such a small thing...  They're so used to being invisible.  

    -7.62, -7.28 "Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly." -Langston Hughes

    by luckylizard on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 01:17:03 AM PST

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