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HOBO JUNGLE: PUTTTING A FACE ON OUR HOMELESS

Editorial
by Sheila O’Keefe-McCarthy

My father grew up in the heart of the depression in a little town 90 miles northeast of Toronto. He lived on a hill over looking the railway bed, other wise known as "Hobo Jungle." Even though they didn’t use the politically correct label "the homeless," the stigma and less-than-charitable feelings associated with such communities still prevail.
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