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The Young Man With The Cardboard Sign
The Young Man With The Cardboard Sign
A young man sat on the corner of Lark street in Albany today holding a hand-written sign on a tattered piece of cardboard that read 'Kindness Appreciated'.  Beggars are everywhere in Albany these days, but this was an unfamiliar sight.  He was in a place where no one sits; a relatively quiet area, positioned in a way as to not attract too much attention.   As I walked by him with my two dogs, he a
Can You Spot A Fake Homeless Person? (VIDEO)
Can You Spot A Fake Homeless Person? (VIDEO)
Living off of Lark Street in Albany, I've encountered my share of homeless people and beggars.  My heart bleeds for the less fortunate, and I always try to give them a few dollars when I have it.  After watching this viral video of the "fake homeless woman" in Virginia, it got me thinking about experiences I've had with beggars who I just didn't trust.  Can you spot a fake? The following
Saratoga Could Make Sitting On The Sidewalk Illegal
Saratoga Could Make Sitting On The Sidewalk Illegal
Listen , I love me some Saratoga. I can understand why they are concerned about a growing number of "vagrants" or panhandlers making spending time shopping downtown a little less comfortable for townspeople and tourists. After all, no one wants to be asked for a handout on every corner of downtown. I thought however that they passed a law against "panhandling".  If that is inde
Man Gives His Shirt To Homeless Man On The Subway – A Must See Moment Of Humanity
Man Gives His Shirt To Homeless Man On The Subway – A Must See Moment Of Humanity
You know when I write these blogs or share a story or video, I like to try to give my opinion or reaction to what you are about to see. I try to perhaps help put into words the lesson I feel is behind the images or notice some small funny aspect that maybe you don't get to see the first time you watch. With this video I just feel that any words or thoughts or even emotional reaction I could add wo
Remember The Homeless Guy Who Got A House? Well Now He Is Paying It Forward! – I Love This
Remember The Homeless Guy Who Got A House? Well Now He Is Paying It Forward! – I Love This
A month ago I shared a story with you about a homeless man who through an internet video where a man gives him $1000 and a whole lot of love from people around the country got himself turned around and even got a place to live for a year. If you missed that story it really is a great one , just click here to see that video and story. Well now that man is paying it forward in his own video, it trul

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