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Season brings cold, hard realities of homelessness

City Mission of Schenectady resident Anthony George, tells of the attack that left him injured and homeless Thursday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
City Mission of Schenectady resident Anthony George, tells of the attack that left him injured and homeless Thursday.
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The first real cold snap of the season came the week Anthony George became homeless. It was mid-November in the Capital Region, and daily lows reached a few degrees below the freezing mark, with a wind chill even lower. On the day he had no place to go — Nov. 15 — George had two hospital gowns, a pair of non-slip hospital socks, sneakers and a coat to his name. George had lived in an ...

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ChuckD
December 15, 2013
1:32 a.m.

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"...the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; those who are in the shadows of life; the sick, the needy and the handicapped."
- Hubert Humphrey
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Thanks and peace to those who work the front lines of our war on poverty. And to those in need, it gets better. I know.

1963
December 15, 2013
9:28 a.m.

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I echo ChuckD's comment. Thank you to those who care for our society's homeless and less fortunate, and please remember these organizations with your donations.

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