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Unlikely hero: Homeless man thwarts act of terror

Unlikely hero: Homeless man thwarts act of terror

A man who was recently homeless is being hailed a hero after alerting police to a bag filled with pipe bombs earlier this month in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Lee Parker received keys to the city and the seal of the city from Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage after finding pipe bombs in a Midtown Elizabeth Train

VENDOR VOICES: When I was homeless

For me, the 1980s was a time of creativity, a lot of stress and homelessness. I left Boston after six years and went on to complete my associates’ degree at a suburban Long Island college. Once I got back to New York, I registered with a temporary employment agency and worked in my first full-time

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