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Spare Change Poetry: Linda Larson

9 Below We didn’t want to go to a shelter. They would have parted us men from women. You and I caught in unforgiving ice, looked for an unlocked car to save us. We found one but it was clear, even then we would not survive the night. By chance we found an open hallway.

James Shearer on Wide Angle with Peter Bermudes

Co-founder of Spare Change News James Shearer recently appeared on Arlington Public News’s “Wide Angle with Peter Bermudes” to discuss the issue of homelessness. The interview spans two episodes, both of which can be found on YouTube. Bermudes and Shearer discussed a wide range of topics, but here are some standout quotes from Shearer. On

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