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To: Squawk 8888

Every day he can be seen a few blocks from here panhandling while sitting in a wheelchair. At the end of the day he gets up, pushes the wheelchair home,

I used to give to the people begging on the street until one day while going to work I saw the man who daily sat on his flat board with rollers roll into the entrance of a shop, get up and comb his hair in the mirrored display case. That ended my giving on the streets. There are good, caring, charitable people in America and there are those who would gladly scam them. That’s been happening since the beginning of time. It’s a shame.


23 posted on 12/05/2012 7:09:04 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: Bitsy

I’ll give a beggar food, but not money. That’s why.


26 posted on 12/05/2012 7:19:21 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Bitsy

Interesting. Sounds like eddie murphy in “Trading places”. So the $1 bet is whether the guy is messed up due to genetics or a bad environment.


27 posted on 12/05/2012 7:20:36 AM PST by plain talk
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