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To lose your home doesn't mean you should lose your humanity and dignity.

Homelessness: It can happen to anyone 

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click to enlarge Click for larger image • Outside Cosmic Cantina (above) or on the steps of Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church resides one of Ninth Street's fixtures, Mike Byrd. Unlike some panhandlers, Byrd, a 55-year-old diabetic, uses the money for his stated purpose: food and shelter. He says he doesn't smoke cigarettes or drink.
  • Click for larger image • Outside Cosmic Cantina (above) or on the steps of Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church resides one of Ninth Street's fixtures, Mike Byrd. Unlike some panhandlers, Byrd, a 55-year-old diabetic, uses the money for his stated purpose: food and shelter. He says he doesn't smoke cigarettes or drink.
  • To lose your home doesn't mean you should lose your humanity and dignity.

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