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  • Homeless Money
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    Homeless or Worthless. The dictionary describes the word homeless as having no home or place of residence. It does not say, however, unable to get a job. Homeless people are just that, homeless. They are not physically disabled or mentally retarded. If, in a rare case, a homeless person is disabled in any way, he can still get a job at Wendy's, who has a great disability program. The government spends billions of dollars a year on shelter for the homeless, when it could be spent on problems that...
  • Deals With Homeless Children
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    Justin SiersmaA 29851780 SW 200 - 4/21/2005 Homeless Children in America To be homeless is to not have a home or a permanent place of residence. Nationwide, there is estimated to be 3.5 million people that are homeless, and roughly 1.35 million of them are children. It is shown that homeless rates, which are the number of sheltered beds in a city divided by the cities population, have tripled since the 1980's (National Coalition for Homeless, 2002). Worldwide, it is estimated that 100 million ch...
  • Education Of Homeless Children And Youth Program
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    Profile: Under 18 and Homeless Lydia M. Child described a home as That blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings. Most people take the luxury of having a home for granted, but the reality is, not every one is lucky enough to have a roof over their head every night. The question that comes to mind is simple in its essence, but not as easy to answer: How do families and kids end up on the streets and what ...
  • B Helping The Homeless
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    Call To Action Speech Outline Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to help fight homelessness Central Idea: With more help for the homeless we can better America Attention I. Imagine for a moment that your not in this classroom. A. Instead your outside, but you not walking to class or your dorm, your living there. B. Imagine for a moment that you yourself are homeless. 1. You have no shelter 2. When it rains your wet 3. When its cold your freezing 4. You have no money C. This is what life i...
  • Bad Things About Homeless People
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    In my twenty years and some months existence in this world, I've been fortunate enough to live a secured life. I believe food and shelter are two of the most important essentials in life, and I've never had to worry about food not being on the table or if I had a place to sleep at night which is why I consider myself to have a secure life. Volunteering at Simpson Housing helped me realize many things in life, and also made me wonder why some people are so fortunate in life while others struggle ...
  • Homeless People On The Streets
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    Homeless citizens are often considered a burden, more over, society's burden. The down-and-out seem, to the average citizen, to be habitually on drugs, or prone to violent behaviour. Should it not be our responsibility to help those who can not help themselves? That is just it, some of the impoverished are living under such appalling conditions that they can not pick themselves up onto their own strength. I have a few questions that I would like the average person to think about regarding the ho...
  • Living Conditions Of Homeless Youth
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    Powers, Jane L. and Barbara Jaklitsch. Reaching the Hard to Reach. Education & Urban Society, Volume 25, Issue 4, August 1993. At some point in time, all teenagers are expected to leave home and venture out on their own. Separating from parents and gaining independence are two central tasks that teenagers must overcome in order to become adults. Teenagers usually learn how to make this transition through either home or school. Unfortunately, there are some teens today that do not fully develop t...
  • Homeless Animals
    381 words
    Established in 1996 to help solve the problem of abandoned animals, we have become the largest and most successful no-kill animal shelter in North Carolina. Last year we found loving homes for approx. 2000 abandoned pets and provided spay / neuter services for approximately 3000. We currently house approx. 700 animals. Our cooperative agreements with animal control and humane organizations across the state have reduced the euthanasia rates in some counties by as much as 50%, thus saving taxpayer...
  • Kind And Unfortunate Homeless People
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    A Writing Lesson It is a month before the end of eleventh grade and my English teacher drops a five to six page research paper on the class. The topic of this research paper needed to be on one of the problems people face in America in today's society. At the time, I wanted nothing more than to go to the beach and be out of school for the summer. Therefore, I was anything but enthusiastic about this project. Each individual in the class was to pick the topic of his or her research paper out of a...
  • Matt's Football Team
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    An Original Canterbury Tales Like Story Essay, An Original Canterbury Tales Like Story Prologue Well, I m finally home to say the least, and what's a better thing to do than share the tale of my travels to those who are eager to hear it. Many thought me to be crazy, leaving my life of luxury behind to travel across the country. I didn t know what I thought. I still wonder now and then if it was right to have sold my business, but considering that I now have little stress in my life and enough mo...

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