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Help for the hopeless, homeless

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Pineville and Ruston have a lot in common. So, like many kids who grew up in Ruston, I never saw a homeless person (or at least not someone I realized was homeless) until I took a trip to Washington D.C. in 10th grade.

I’ll never forget that first time. My heart broke. The idea that these people were living on the streets blew my mind. Some were selling little trinkets, some were just asking for donations.

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