My Essay in WHYY’s Online Newsworks.org

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

On Monday WHYY’s Newsworks.org posted an essay I wrote about my experience with  homelessness and hunger right here in Philadelphia. Here is the link:

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/speak-easy/speak-easy-feature/item/99664-essay-hunger-is-a-worldwide-problem-that-hits-close-to-home.

Below are the first few lines and photo from the essay:

About a year ago I interviewed a woman who volunteers at a church-sponsored soup kitchen in Center City. The essay, “Women Who Serve,” was posted on Women’s Voices for Change, and gave me a more hopeful perspective on ending hunger. But seeing the homeless men stream through the dining area, eating with their coats on, was a reminder of one night in Chinatown, several years ago that left me feeling helpless.…..Click on link above to read my entire essay and leave a comment if you wish at the end of the essay.

 

l_l_l_chinatown-1-of-1Chinatown Photo on WHYY’s Newsworks website accompanying my essay.

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