Would You Recognize Your Family If They Were Homeless On The Street?

homelessness-look-away The sad truth about homelessness is that familiarity breeds invisibility. Even the most compassionate city-dwellers are likely to get inured to the sight of someone on the street who doesn’t look like they have anywhere else to go. Eventually, everyone tunes out--you can’t save the entire street no matter how much you care, so you put up a thousand-yard-stare defense. Still, the invisibility of homelessness is also one of the reasons that people who are in that position feel like they have such a hard time being treated as human beings--people look past them, rather than at them. By Dan Solomon Read more here:http://www.fastcocreate.com/3029624/this-video-answers-the-uncomfortable-question-would-you-recognize-your-family-if-they-were-h

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