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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, p…
Local Student Gives Needy Man Shoes Off His Feet
It's this type of kindness the world could use a little more of these days.  A Gloversville High School student wasn't going for Youtube views or social media clicks, he was just being a good human when he gave away the sneakers he was wearing to a homeless man walking down the street…
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 …
As Temperatures Rise, So Does The Demand For Shelters
If your like me you like to stay inside on cold days and relax, maybe binge watch a good show and make some hot coffee. Whatever your routine is, you probably dread going anywhere. As the winter weather starts to pick up and the snow starts to pile on we need to be aware that it's not easy…
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 …
Watch A Homeless Man Get Surprised With A HOUSE! [VIDEO]
What a wonderful story this has turned out to be. You may remember seeing a video back in March where a YouTube personality named "MagicogRahat" surprised a homeless man with a lottery ticket worth $1,000. The homeless man's name is Eric and his  reaction to  winning and his sincere desire…

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