Past our pre-conceived notions, underneath our judgments, and far beyond all the stereotypes, are the realities of why people’s lives fall apart.
I have always been an outlier, meaning that I have never conformed to any of society’s tight-fitting molds. That held true in homelessness, too. So my story about my journey into and out of homelessness may surprise you.
If it does, then perhaps I will have accomplished my mission — to open your heart and mind to the possibility that you may not be so different than the person you recently saw sleeping on that park bench.