"Too many bad days" said the former wall street businessman as he sat with his shoulders slumped, melted into that plastic folding chair, on the streets of NYC where he now makes his bed.
Too many bad days had left my friend of nearly 5 years in a void of nothingness that I had never seen in him before...
And this scares me.
The average life expectancy of someone dealing with homelessness is 47 years of age. 47!
Compared to the rest of us that are expected to live to the age of 77, those among us that are lacking a home live an astonishing 30 years less!
Obviously, it's not just the home itself that leads to this large of an age gap. Read the full post>>>