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February 20, 2019
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Taking Care of Business

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  • - THIS IS AN AUTHENTIC CHARLESTON PALMETTO ROSE
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  • STRAIGHT OUT OF MIAMI.
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  • MY IDEA OF A NORMAL LIFE, UH, A PLACE WHERE I CAN
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  • GO IN AND LOCK THE DOOR BEHIND MYSELF, A KITCHEN,
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  • A REGULAR -- A LIFE.
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  • HOMELESSNESS IS NOT A LIFE REALLY.
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  • IT'S EKING BY LIVING FROM ONE DAY TO THE NEXT.
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  • AND THEY STRING ON ENDLESSLY INTO YEARS.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS...
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  • TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS...
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • - KELLY WRIGHT: IF YOU HAVE A SAFE PLACE TO REST
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  • YOUR HEAD EACH NIGHT, HOMELESSNESS MAY NOT BE
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  • THE FIRST THING ON YOUR MIND IN THE MORNING.
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  • IT CAN BE EASY TO TURN A BLIND EYE TO THE PEOPLE
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  • WHO ARE LIVING ON THE STREET.
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  • THE TRUTH IS MILLIONS OF AMERICANS ARE JUST ONE
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  • PAYCHECK AWAY FROM LOSING THEIR HOMES.
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  • FOR MORE THAN HALF A MILLION PEOPLE IN THE US
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  • THAT NIGHTMARE HAS BECOME A HARSH REALITY.
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  • PASTOR FRANK DIAZ OF THE UNITED WE ALL CAN
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  • MINISTRY IS FIGHTING ON THE FRONT LINES OF THIS
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  • HOMELESS EPIDEMIC.
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  • ON ANY GIVEN DAY, HE IS HELPING PEOPLE FIND FOOD,
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  • SHELTER, AND THE BASIC RESOURCES THAT EVERY
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  • HUMAN BEING DESERVES.
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  • - SO FATHER, WE JUST THANK YOU IN THE MIGHTY
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  • NAME OF JESUS AND THE CHURCH.
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  • AMEN.
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  • GIVE THE LORD A BIG PRAISE CLAP.
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  • AMEN.
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  • [CLAPPING]
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  • SO PASTOR FRANK, DID YOU COME HERE TO BEAT ME UP?
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  • NO, I DIDN'T COME HERE TO BEAT YOU UP.
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  • GOD WANTS TO BUILD YOU UP.
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  • THAT'S WHY HE SAID THAT HE WANTS TO OPEN YOUR
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  • EARS LIKE HE'S DOING NOW, AND THEN HE WANTS TO SEAL
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  • HIS INSTRUCTIONS INTO YOU SO THAT YOU GET BACK ON
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  • HIS PATH.
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  • AMEN.
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  • WE HAVE AN OUTREACH AND RECOVERY SERVICE.
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  • WE DON'T FEED HOMELESS PEOPLE.
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  • A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY OH, YOU'RE THE HOMELESS
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  • FEEDING MINISTRY.
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  • WE'RE REALLY NOT ABOUT JUST FEEDING THEM EVEN
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  • THOUGH WE GIVE THEM THE WORD WHICH IS SPIRITUAL FOOD.
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  • WHAT WE ARE WE'RE AN OUTREACH AND RECOVERY MINISTRY.
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  • WE GO OUT THERE, WE OUTREACH TO THEM AND THEN
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  • WE RECOVER THEM.
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  • REPEAT AFTER ME.
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  • HEAVENLY FATHER, [ REPEATING PRAYER ] I
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  • BELIEVE THERE'S ONLY ONE GOD, AND HE HAS A SON
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  • NAMED JESUS WHO DIED ON THE CROSS, WAS BURIED,
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  • RESURRECTED ON THE THIRD DAY, AND HE NOW LIVES.
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  • - IN ORDER TO TACKLE THE HOMELESS EPIDEMIC, IT'S
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  • IMPORTANT TO PINPOINT THE CAUSE OF THIS CRISIS.
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  • A LACK OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING RESULTS IN
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  • UNSTABLE LIVING CONDITIONS FOR MILLIONS
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  • OF AMERICANS.
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  • FOR EVERY 100 LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS, THERE ARE
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  • ONLY AN ESTIMATED 28 AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPTIONS.
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  • NOW, THAT BECOMES A PROBLEM WHEN 46 MILLION
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  • PEOPLE IN THE US LIVE IN POVERTY.
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  • THAT'S A NUMBER THAT HAS INCREASED BY 36% OVER
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  • THE PAST DECADE.
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  • ALVARO KNOWS FIRSTHAND HOW POVERTY AND
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  • HOMELESSNESS GO HAND IN HAND.
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  • - HERE IS THE MAIN PLACE TO FIND FOOD AND CLOTHES.
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  • THAT'S WHY EVERYBODY IS HERE WAITING.
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  • SOMETIMES THERE ARE FEEDINGS LIKE TODAY.
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  • FEEDING IS FAST.
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  • EVERY DAY IS THE SAME.
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  • THIS IS OUR CLOTHES.
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  • THIS IS ALL WE HAVE. YOU HAVE TO HAVE FAITH.
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  • LET'S SEE, WE GOT SOME CARDBOARD HERE.
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  • OH, THAT'S GOOD.
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  • WE HAVE SOME.
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  • THAT'S WHAT I DO EVERY DAY, EVERY NIGHT.
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  • THE PEOPLE WORKING FOR THE SHELTER FROM THE CITY
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  • THEY SAY THE MINIMUM WE HAVE TO WAIT THREE WEEKS
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  • OR ONE MONTH.
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  • AND WE'RE STILL WAITING ALMOST ONE MONTH, AND
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  • THEY NO HAVE BED FOR US.
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  • - I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITIES
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  • TO DO WHATEVER YOU CAN TO HELP WHOEVER YOU CAN.
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  • WE ARE VERY BLESSED.
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  • WE LIVE IN AN INCREDIBLE COUNTRY WITH AN
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  • INCREDIBLE AMOUNT OF RESOURCES.
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  • WHEN YOU SEE THESE FOLKS WITH ALL KINDS OF
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  • BACKGROUNDS, IT'S REALLY MYSTIFYING TO SEE HOW
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  • THEY ENDED UP WHEREVER THEY ENDED UP, AND BUT
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  • FOR THE GRACE OF GOD IN SO MANY CASES THAT'S HOW
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  • THEY ENDED UP.
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  • YOU HAPPEN TO HAVE AN INTACT FAMILY.
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  • YOU HAPPEN TO HAVE A NEW CLEAR FAMILY,
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  • EXTENDED FAMILY.
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  • SOMEBODY COULD BABY SIT YOU SO YOU WEREN'T
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  • BABYSITTING YOURSELF AND GETTING IN TROUBLE.
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  • THERE'S SO MANY CIRCUMSTANCES THAT MAKE
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  • THE DIFFERENCE.
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  • I TELL MY CHILDREN ALL THE TIME SINCE THEY WERE
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  • LITTLE, YOU KNOW, TO EACH WHO MUCH IS GIVEN MUCH
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  • IS EXPECTED.
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  • I THINK IT IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY, OUR
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  • RESPONSIBILITY WHEN WE HAVE THE MEANS TO DO SO
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  • TO DO WHATEVER WE CAN TO HELP SOMEBODY.
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  • - HOMELESS PEOPLE ARE OFTEN OVERLOOKED IN
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  • OUR SOCIETY.
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  • JUST LIKE ANY OF US, EACH PERSON HAS THEIR OWN
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  • UNIQUE STORY AND JOURNEY.
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  • TAKE JUSTIN CARTER, A MEMPHIS NATIVE WHO
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  • STRUGGLES WITH ADDICTION.
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  • - WELL, I DID TWO YEARS IN JAIL, I GUESS YOU
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  • COULD SAY PRISON AND EVERYTHING FOR BEING ON
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  • DRUGS, HANGING WITH THE WRONG PEOPLE, AND I GOT
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  • OUT, AND ME GETTING OUT I LOST EVERYTHING BECAUSE I
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  • HAD A JOB, CAR, YOU KNOW, A GOOD LIFE.
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  • I ENDED UP TRAVELING ON THE ROAD.
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  • I'VE BEEN TO CALIFORNIA, UTAH, VEGAS, LOUISIANA,
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  • WASHINGTON, KENTUCKY, BUT MY PRAYER TO GOD IS IF I
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  • CAN JUST GET HOME TO WHERE ALL MY FAMILY IS
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  • BECAUSE I'VE BEEN GONE FOR SO LONG THEY MIGHT
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  • GIVE ME A SECOND CHANCE AND HELP ME.
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  • TIRED.
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  • VERY TIRED.
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  • I'M TO THE POINT I LITERALLY EXIST -- IF IT
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  • WAS SO EASY I'D RUN OUT THERE IN THE MIDDLE OF
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  • THAT STREET, AND ALL THESE PEOPLE AROUND WILL
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  • HAVE ONE LESS PERSON THEY'D HAVE TO LOOK AT
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  • AND BE DISGUSTED WITH.
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  • I'M READY TO GIVE UP.
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  • - OUR YOUTH SHOULD NEVER HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT A
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  • BASIC NEED LIKE HAVING A ROOF OVER THEIR HEAD, YET
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  • PEOPLE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 12 AND 17 ARE MORE AT
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  • RISK OF HOMELESSNESS THAN ADULTS.
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  • A STAGGERING 3.5 MILLION YOUNG ADULTS IN AMERICA
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  • BETWEEN THE AGENT OF 18 AND 25 DON'T HAVE A HOME.
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  • THAT'S ONE IN TEN YOUNG ADULTS.
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  • DANIEL FALLS INTO THIS SAD DEMOGRAPHIC.
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  • LIKE MANY YOUNG PEOPLE, DANIEL'S REBELLION
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  • AGAINST HIS FAMILY BROUGHT HIM TO THE STREETS.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • - AT NIGHTTIME TOSSING BACK AND FORTH BECAUSE
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  • LIKE HOW MANY BUG BITES ARE GOING TO GET?
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  • AM I GOING TO WAKE UP TO BLUE AND RED LIGHTS, COPS
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  • GOING TO TELL ME I'M GOING TO JAIL TONIGHT FOR
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  • SLEEPING OUT HERE?
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  • ARE PEOPLE JUDGING ME FOR SLEEPING OUT HERE?
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  • BASICALLY THE FIRST THING IS SAY THANK YOU, GOD.
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  • ASK HIM TO MAKE MY DAY POSITIVE AND PRODUCTIVE.
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  • LET ME GET THROUGH THE DAY.
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  • GO IN THE OCEAN AND PRAY.
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  • THERE'S A BIBLE VERSE, IT'S 6:23, THAT VERSE IS
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  • ACTUALLY IN DANIEL, AND IT SAYS DANIEL WAS TOSSED
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  • IN A DEN BUT NO HARM WAS FOUND ON HIM BECAUSE HE
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  • TRUSTS IN HIS GOD.
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  • AND I ENCOUNTERED SOME BAD SITUATIONS BUT THERE
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  • WAS ALWAYS AN ANGEL WATCHING ME.
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  • YOU CAN PLAY IT OFF AND MAKE IT LOOK EASY BUT
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  • INSIDE YOU'RE BEATEN UP BECAUSE IF THE CHURCH IS
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  • THE ONE FEEDING YOU, THAT LITTLE FOOD THAT THEY
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  • GIVE YOU, AND SOMETIMES CHURCHES LIKE SATURDAYS
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  • THEY GIVE YOU A BIG AMOUNT OF FOOD, YOU'VE
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  • GOT TO BE THANKFUL BECAUSE THAT GETS YOU BY.
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  • YOU BECOME GRATEFUL FOR THE SMALLEST THINGS IN
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  • THE WORLD, A BED, A SHOWER AND PLUG IN TO
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  • CHARGE YOUR PHONE.
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  • PEOPLE DON'T UNDERSTAND HOW MUCH, WHAT PEOPLE
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  • WOULD DO FOR THAT, AND I TOOK ADVANTAGE OF THAT
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  • BECAUSE I CAME FROM A GOOD FAMILY.
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  • - VETERANS IN THE UNITED STATES DESERVE TO BE
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  • HONORED FOR THEIR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY.
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  • IT MAY SURPRISE YOU TO KNOW THAT MORE THAN
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  • 40.000 OF THEM ARE HOMELESS.
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  • THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN
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  • AFFAIRS, KNOWN AS THE V.A., OFFERS HELPFUL
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  • BENEFITS AND MONTHLY COMPENSATION TO VETERANS,
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  • BUT FAR TOO MANY ADAPTING TO CIVILIAN LIFE STILL
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  • POSE AS CHALLENGES.
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  • SOME OF THOSE ISSUES CAN COME FROM THINGS LIKE
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  • POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER WHICH CAN SPIRAL
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  • INTO ADDICTION.
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  • MEET EDEN WHO KNOWS THE STORY ALL TOO WELL.
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  • - YOU KNOW, WHEN I FIRST GOT HERE, I UM, I DIDN'T
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  • KNOW WHAT TO DO, OR WHERE TO GO, OR WHO TO TALK TO
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  • TO START GETTING WHERE I NEEDED TO BE.
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  • BUT COMING HERE AND MEETING NEW PEOPLE AND
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  • JUST NETWORKING AND FINDING OUT WHAT'S GOING
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  • ON IN THE COMMUNITY, THAT'S HOW YOU DO IT.
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  • - MY PRAYER IS THAT YOU HAVE-- DON'T AID ME.
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  • DON'T AID ME. DON'T AID ME. I'M 47 YEARS OLD.
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  • DON'T AID ME. DON'T AID ME.
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  • I'M THANKFUL THAT I'M HERE, AND I'M THANKFUL
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  • THAT I GET TO EAT, AND I'M THANKFUL THAT I WILL
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  • LEAVE THIS PLACE, AND I WILL NEVER COME HERE
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  • AGAIN. AMEN!
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [GROWLS]
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • - THINGS GETTING BETTER FOR YOU?
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  • - YES. - WOW, THAT'S AMAZING.
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  • WHAT HAPPENED, SISTER?
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  • - AFTER I STARTED COMING TO CHURCH AND PRAYING AND
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  • GIVING MY LIFE TO THE LORD, THINGS STARTED
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  • CHANGING. I STARTED FEELING BETTER.
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  • MY HEALTH WAS GETTING BETTER.
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  • I HAD PROBLEMS WITH MY LIVER AND MY LIVER'S
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  • DOING MUCH BETTER.
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  • - AMEN!
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  • - FROM DRUGS AND ALCOHOL, I DID A BIG
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  • TOLL ON MY BODY, AND THINGS ARE REALLY
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  • REALLY GETTING BETTER.
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  • I WAS STRUGGLING REALLY HARD TO FIND A JOB, AND
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  • EVERYWHERE I TURNED I WAS GETTING NEGATIVE
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  • FEEDBACK, AND GOING TO INTERVIEWS BUT NOTHING
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  • WAS COMING AROUND.
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  • AND NOW I HAVE A REALLY GOOD JOB WITH THE STATE.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • - I HAVE KNOWN EDEN FOR A FEW YEARS, BUT IT
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  • WASN'T UNTIL SHE FINALLY DECIDED TO START
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  • RECEIVING JESUS AS HER TRUE LORD AND SAVIOR,
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  • THAT'S WHEN EVERYTHING STARTED TO CHANGE.
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  • IF YOU DON'T DISCIPLINE THEM IN THE WAYS OF THE
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  • LORD, THEY'LL NEVER BE RESTORED.
  • 00:12:01.110 --> 00:12:03.280
  • AND THE STORIES THAT WE HEAR AND THE TESTIMONIES
  • 00:12:04.000 --> 00:12:06.260
  • THAT ARE SUCCESSFUL IS BECAUSE THEY FINALLY
  • 00:12:06.280 --> 00:12:09.100
  • SURRENDERED. THEY GAVE IT ALL UP AND THEY SAID
  • 00:12:09.120 --> 00:12:11.030
  • JESUS, HERE I AM.
  • 00:12:11.050 --> 00:12:13.250
  • [SPANISH VOICE MESSAGE]
  • 00:12:16.080 --> 00:12:22.250
  • - THERE'S SO MANY REASONS WHY PEOPLE BECOME
  • 00:13:16.240 --> 00:13:18.290
  • HOMELESS, SO TO BE ABLE TO SOLVE THE ISSUE OF
  • 00:13:19.010 --> 00:13:21.230
  • HOMELESSNESS, YOU REALLY WOULD HAVE TO SOLVE A LOT
  • 00:13:21.250 --> 00:13:23.230
  • OF THOSE SOCIETAL REASONS THAT ARE CREATING THE
  • 00:13:23.250 --> 00:13:26.170
  • CONDITIONS THAT DRIVE PEOPLE INTO HOMELESSNESS.
  • 00:13:26.190 --> 00:13:29.120
  • YOU'LL FIND THAT HOMELESS PEOPLE ARE SPENDING A
  • 00:13:29.140 --> 00:13:31.110
  • SIGNIFICANTLY LARGER NUMBER AMOUNT OF THEIR
  • 00:13:31.130 --> 00:13:34.040
  • INCOME ON HOUSING, SO ALL IT TAKES IS ONE MINOR
  • 00:13:34.060 --> 00:13:37.010
  • BUMP IN THE INCOME FOR THEM TO BE THROWN
  • 00:13:37.030 --> 00:13:40.100
  • INTO HOMELESSNESS.
  • 00:13:40.120 --> 00:13:41.240
  • - TODAY I COME IN TO APPLY FOR I FIND A NEW JOB.
  • 00:13:41.260 --> 00:13:44.240
  • I SEE ONE UP IN THE NEWSPAPER.
  • 00:13:44.260 --> 00:13:46.260
  • I LEFT MY GIRLFRIEND IN THE BUS STOP WITH THE BACKPACK
  • 00:13:46.280 --> 00:13:50.290
  • AND EVERYTHING BECAUSE I DON'T WANT THEM TO
  • 00:13:51.010 --> 00:13:53.060
  • SEE THAT WE'RE HOMELESS.
  • 00:13:53.080 --> 00:13:55.070
  • I NEED IT REAL BAD BECAUSE THAT'S THE ONLY
  • 00:13:55.090 --> 00:13:58.040
  • WAY I CAN GO OUT TO THE STREET.
  • 00:13:58.060 --> 00:14:01.170
  • THEY APPROVE ME START WORKING. NOW I HAS TO GO
  • 00:14:10.040 --> 00:14:12.140
  • DO MY DRUG TEST AND I CAN START VERY SOON.
  • 00:14:12.160 --> 00:14:16.070
  • I KNOW I DON'T USE ANY DRUGS, BUT I'M HAPPY ALL
  • 00:14:34.080 --> 00:14:37.230
  • THE REST OF THESE NEGATIVE, BECAUSE THIS IS
  • 00:14:37.250 --> 00:14:41.090
  • THE ONLY STEP I NEED TO DO TO START WORK.
  • 00:14:41.110 --> 00:14:44.270
  • - HIGH SCHOOL WAS LIKE THE START OF WHEN I
  • 00:14:44.290 --> 00:14:46.250
  • STARTED FALLING OFF A LITTLE BIT.
  • 00:14:46.270 --> 00:14:48.100
  • NOT SEEING EYE-TO-EYE WITH MY PARENTS, NOT
  • 00:14:48.120 --> 00:14:50.230
  • AGREEING WITH CERTAIN THINGS THAT THEY TOLD ME
  • 00:14:50.250 --> 00:14:53.100
  • LED ME INTO THE SITUATION I'M IN TODAY.
  • 00:14:53.120 --> 00:14:55.190
  • I'VE BEEN OFFERED TO GO BACK TO MY HOME, BUT I
  • 00:14:55.210 --> 00:14:59.250
  • CAN'T GO BACK TO MY MOTHER EMPTY-HANDED.
  • 00:14:59.270 --> 00:15:04.040
  • MY MOTHER DOESN'T KNOW I'M IN THIS SITUATION.
  • 00:15:04.060 --> 00:15:06.130
  • IT'S A LOT HARDER THAN I THOUGHT.
  • 00:15:06.150 --> 00:15:07.220
  • I THOUGHT I WAS GONNA BE OUT HERE A COUPLE OF
  • 00:15:07.240 --> 00:15:09.130
  • WEEKS AND BE THE RICHEST DUDE EVER.
  • 00:15:09.150 --> 00:15:11.000
  • WHEN THIS LADY TOLD ME I SAW ONE DAY, I REMEMBER
  • 00:15:11.020 --> 00:15:12.200
  • THAT HIT ME HARD, AND THAT'S WHEN FEELING
  • 00:15:12.220 --> 00:15:14.280
  • HOMELESS KIND OF HIT, SUNK IN.
  • 00:15:15.000 --> 00:15:17.090
  • IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS.
  • 00:15:17.110 --> 00:15:18.170
  • THEN YOU CAN LOOK AT YOUR PHONE, LOOK AT OLD
  • 00:15:18.190 --> 00:15:20.170
  • MEMORIES AND REMIND YOU OF WHO YOU USED TO BE.
  • 00:15:20.190 --> 00:15:23.060
  • YOU STILL ARE DEEP DOWN INSIDE.
  • 00:15:23.080 --> 00:15:24.180
  • PEOPLE DON'T SEE IT BECAUSE YOU DON'T HAVE A
  • 00:15:24.200 --> 00:15:26.260
  • HOME TO GO BACK TO.
  • 00:15:26.280 --> 00:15:28.120
  • - I THINK THAT THAT MOMENT WHERE I HAD DRUGS
  • 00:15:28.140 --> 00:15:33.000
  • IN FRONT OF ME, JUST HAD NO MONEY TO PAY MY CAR
  • 00:15:33.020 --> 00:15:36.280
  • PAYMENT, NO MONEY TO PAY MY RENT, I WAS MORE
  • 00:15:37.000 --> 00:15:41.270
  • WORRIED ABOUT THE LIFESTYLE AND HAVING FUN.
  • 00:15:41.290 --> 00:15:45.260
  • THEN I GOT THIS IDEA THAT IT WOULD BE GOOD
  • 00:15:45.280 --> 00:15:51.240
  • TO JUST GET AWAY.
  • 00:15:51.260 --> 00:15:53.120
  • I WAS KIND OF DONE WITH EVERYTHING.
  • 00:15:53.140 --> 00:15:56.030
  • I FELT SUICIDAL. I DIDN'T WANT TO--
  • 00:15:56.050 --> 00:16:01.140
  • I DIDN'T WANT TO BE HERE ANYMORE.
  • 00:16:01.160 --> 00:16:04.140
  • MY PLAN WAS TO STEAL A BOAT.
  • 00:16:04.160 --> 00:16:11.150
  • I PARKED MY CAR AND SLEPT IN MY CAR DOWN
  • 00:16:11.170 --> 00:16:15.100
  • BY SOUTH POINT.
  • 00:16:15.120 --> 00:16:18.040
  • THERE'S A MARINA THERE.
  • 00:16:18.060 --> 00:16:22.000
  • I WALKED AROUND THE MARINA LOOKING AT BOATS.
  • 00:16:22.020 --> 00:16:25.220
  • THE IDEA WAS TO STEAL ONE OF THE BOATS AND GO TO
  • 00:16:25.240 --> 00:16:27.280
  • THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE.
  • 00:16:28.000 --> 00:16:31.040
  • I WENT TO THE V.A. THAT NIGHT ABOUT,
  • 00:16:31.060 --> 00:16:36.230
  • IT WAS LIKE ABOUT MIDNIGHT,
  • 00:16:36.250 --> 00:16:38.290
  • AND I TOLD THEM THAT I NEEDED HELP.
  • 00:16:39.010 --> 00:16:42.290
  • THAT I COULDN'T DO IT ON MY OWN ANYMORE.
  • 00:16:43.010 --> 00:16:49.000
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:16:49.020 --> 00:16:56.060
  • - ANNOUNCER: ON ANY GIVEN NIGHT IN THE UNITED
  • 00:16:56.080 --> 00:16:57.280
  • STATES, MORE THAN HALF A MILLION PEOPLE EXPERIENCE
  • 00:16:58.000 --> 00:17:00.170
  • HOMELESSNESS WITH NO SAFE PLACE TO SLEEP.
  • 00:17:00.190 --> 00:17:04.100
  • MANY OF THE HOMELESS ARE FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN
  • 00:17:04.120 --> 00:17:07.100
  • WHICH CAN HAVE SERIOUS PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL AND
  • 00:17:07.120 --> 00:17:09.210
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS.
  • 00:17:09.230 --> 00:17:13.010
  • WHILE THE CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS TO HOMELESSNESS
  • 00:17:13.030 --> 00:17:15.080
  • ARE COMPLEX, THERE IS MUCH THAT AN INDIVIDUAL
  • 00:17:15.100 --> 00:17:17.260
  • CAN DO TO HELP.
  • 00:17:17.280 --> 00:17:19.180
  • NO MATTER WHAT YOUR SKILLS, INTERESTS, AGE OR
  • 00:17:19.200 --> 00:17:22.090
  • RESOURCES, THERE ARE WAYS YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
  • 00:17:22.110 --> 00:17:24.290
  • FOR SOME OF THE MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN
  • 00:17:25.010 --> 00:17:26.230
  • WHO ARE HOMELESS.
  • 00:17:26.250 --> 00:17:28.260
  • THE SALVATION ARMY EXISTS TO MEET HUMAN NEED
  • 00:17:28.280 --> 00:17:31.070
  • WHEREVER, WHENEVER AND HOWEVER THEY CAN AND
  • 00:17:31.090 --> 00:17:34.120
  • PROVIDES HOT SHOWERS, WARM MEALS AND CLEAN BEDS
  • 00:17:34.140 --> 00:17:37.000
  • FOR THOSE LIVING ON THE STREETS.
  • 00:17:37.020 --> 00:17:38.240
  • TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW YOU CAN HELP, CALL:
  • 00:17:38.260 --> 00:17:44.060
  • OR GO TO THE WEBSITE.
  • 00:17:44.080 --> 00:17:48.200
  • - FOR MANY YEARS, COUNTLESS CHURCHES HAVE EXTENDED
  • 00:17:52.100 --> 00:17:54.220
  • THEIR HEARTS AND OPENED THEIR DOORS TO THE HOMELESS.
  • 00:17:54.240 --> 00:17:58.050
  • FOOD, PRAYER, CLOTHING AND SHELTER ARE OFFERED
  • 00:17:58.070 --> 00:18:02.120
  • TO THE COMMUNITY WITH THE HOPE THAT IT CAN HELP
  • 00:18:02.140 --> 00:18:04.260
  • EASE SOME OF THEIR BURDENS.
  • 00:18:04.280 --> 00:18:06.280
  • CHURCHES AND MINISTRIES ARE OFTEN LOOKING FOR
  • 00:18:07.000 --> 00:18:09.000
  • ASSISTANCE FROM THOSE WHO FEEL CALLED TO HELP
  • 00:18:09.020 --> 00:18:12.080
  • COMBAT THE HOMELESS EPIDEMIC.
  • 00:18:12.100 --> 00:18:17.070
  • - IT WAS STRONG.
  • 00:18:18.190 --> 00:18:19.270
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:19.290 --> 00:18:21.150
  • - HOLA.
  • 00:18:21.170 --> 00:18:23.090
  • - THANK YOU, GRACIAS. - YOU'RE WELCOME.
  • 00:18:23.110 --> 00:18:25.290
  • - LIFE IS GOOD, HUH? - THANK YOU, YES.
  • 00:18:26.010 --> 00:18:29.050
  • - THERE HASN'T BEEN A WEEKEND THAT I'VE SEEN
  • 00:18:29.070 --> 00:18:31.180
  • THEM NOT HERE.
  • 00:18:31.200 --> 00:18:33.170
  • PEOPLE KEEP COMING, AND THEY KEEP MAKING BAGS.
  • 00:18:33.190 --> 00:18:37.090
  • I HAVE HONESTLY LEARNED THAT THE MORE I KEEP
  • 00:18:37.110 --> 00:18:41.110
  • PRAYING, THE BETTER THINGS ARE GETTING, AND
  • 00:18:41.130 --> 00:18:45.000
  • THAT ONE DAY THAT I PRAYED WITH PASTOR FRANK,
  • 00:18:45.020 --> 00:18:50.120
  • AND WE HELD HANDS IN A CIRCLE, AND HE SAID, IF
  • 00:18:50.140 --> 00:18:53.130
  • YOU HONESTLY DON'T FEEL LIKE YOU'LL GO TO HEAVEN,
  • 00:18:53.150 --> 00:18:56.190
  • YOU KNOW, RAISE YOUR HANDS.
  • 00:18:56.210 --> 00:18:59.020
  • HE HAD US STAND UP AND PRAY, AND UM...
  • 00:18:59.040 --> 00:19:04.170
  • EVERY DAY SINCE THEN, IT KIND OF GETS BETTER.
  • 00:19:04.190 --> 00:19:07.230
  • - I KNOW A COUPLE OF PEOPLE THAT HAVE BEEN OUT
  • 00:19:07.250 --> 00:19:09.190
  • HERE FOR YEARS AND YEARS AND YEARS, AND WHAT DO
  • 00:19:09.210 --> 00:19:12.020
  • YOU THINK DRIVES -- WHAT DO YOU THINK GETS THEM TO
  • 00:19:12.040 --> 00:19:15.050
  • THE POINT WHERE THEY BECOME HOMELESS
  • 00:19:15.070 --> 00:19:16.180
  • AND HELPLESS?
  • 00:19:16.200 --> 00:19:18.030
  • - THEY JUST GET USED TO THE LIFESTYLE.
  • 00:19:18.050 --> 00:19:19.150
  • THEY SEE EVERYTHING OUT HERE IS FREE FOR THEM.
  • 00:19:19.170 --> 00:19:21.190
  • I GET TOLD THAT A LOT.
  • 00:19:21.210 --> 00:19:23.070
  • I HAVE EVERYTHING I NEED OUT HERE.
  • 00:19:23.090 --> 00:19:25.040
  • THAT'S ALL I GET TOLD WHEN I ASK THEM, WHY
  • 00:19:25.060 --> 00:19:27.020
  • AREN'T YOU TRYING TO REALLY GET OFF?
  • 00:19:27.040 --> 00:19:29.110
  • - HAVE YOU HEARD THE SAME THING AS ME?
  • 00:19:29.130 --> 00:19:30.200
  • THEY'RE LIKE, OH, JAIL'S AN OPTION.
  • 00:19:30.220 --> 00:19:32.050
  • IT GIVES YOU A BED.
  • 00:19:32.070 --> 00:19:33.260
  • - I HEARD THAT, TOO, BUT JAIL SHOULD NEVER BE AN
  • 00:19:33.280 --> 00:19:35.290
  • OPTION FOR NOBODY.
  • 00:19:36.010 --> 00:19:37.280
  • ONCE YOU HAVE SOMEBODY TELLING YOU WHAT TO DO --
  • 00:19:38.000 --> 00:19:40.270
  • - YOUR FREEDOM GETS TAKEN AWAY.
  • 00:19:40.290 --> 00:19:42.130
  • - YEAH. IF YOU REALLY NEED THAT HELP, JUST ASK SOMEBODY
  • 00:19:42.150 --> 00:19:46.030
  • FOR THE HELP.
  • 00:19:46.050 --> 00:19:47.210
  • DON'T LET YOURSELF GET IN A SITUATION WHERE YOU
  • 00:19:47.230 --> 00:19:50.290
  • CAN'T GET NO HELP NO MORE, THAT IT'S BAD TO
  • 00:19:51.010 --> 00:19:54.000
  • WHERE NOBODY WILL BE ABLE TO HELP YOU.
  • 00:19:54.020 --> 00:19:56.070
  • IF YOU FEEL LIKE SOMETHING IS GOING DOWN
  • 00:19:56.090 --> 00:19:58.100
  • SOUTH, JUST GO AHEAD AND ASK FOR HELP SO YOU CAN
  • 00:19:58.120 --> 00:20:01.090
  • GET OUT OF THAT SITUATION THAT YOU'RE IN WHILE IT'S
  • 00:20:01.110 --> 00:20:03.270
  • JUST A SITUATION, BEFORE IT BECOMES A PROBLEM.
  • 00:20:03.290 --> 00:20:07.230
  • - THE ADVICE I WOULD GIVE IS, MAN BE CAREFUL.
  • 00:20:07.250 --> 00:20:14.280
  • WATCH YOUR BACK AND BE VERY CAREFUL BECAUSE
  • 00:20:15.000 --> 00:20:18.110
  • IT'S VERY SCARY.
  • 00:20:18.130 --> 00:20:21.080
  • - DESPITE ALL OF THE OBSTACLES THAT JUSTIN HAS
  • 00:20:25.230 --> 00:20:28.020
  • FACED WHILE LIVING ON THE STREETS, HE REMAINED
  • 00:20:28.040 --> 00:20:30.080
  • HOPEFUL ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY THAT HE WOULD
  • 00:20:30.100 --> 00:20:32.230
  • MAKE IT BACK TO MEMPHIS.
  • 00:20:32.250 --> 00:20:35.060
  • AFTER COLLECTING ENOUGH MONEY, JUSTIN SAYS HE WAS
  • 00:20:35.080 --> 00:20:38.090
  • FINALLY HEADING HOME.
  • 00:20:38.110 --> 00:20:41.020
  • THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT PEOPLE ON THE
  • 00:20:41.040 --> 00:20:43.250
  • STREETS WILL USE THE MONEY THEY ARE GIVEN FOR
  • 00:20:43.270 --> 00:20:46.090
  • THE RIGHT REASONS.
  • 00:20:46.110 --> 00:20:48.090
  • STILL, THERE ARE PROGRAMS IN PLACE THAT HELP ENSURE
  • 00:20:48.110 --> 00:20:50.190
  • THINGS LIKE ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES DID
  • 00:20:50.210 --> 00:20:53.270
  • NOT GET IN THE WAY OF THEIR PROGRESS.
  • 00:20:53.290 --> 00:20:56.170
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:21:34.170 --> 00:21:42.210
  • - AN ESTIMATED 45% OF HOMELESS PEOPLE ARE
  • 00:21:42.230 --> 00:21:44.110
  • EMPLOYED.
  • 00:21:44.130 --> 00:21:46.150
  • STILL, MAINTAINING THOSE JOBS IS ANYTHING BUT EASY
  • 00:21:46.170 --> 00:21:49.240
  • WHEN THINGS LIKE PROPER HYGIENE, CLOTHING
  • 00:21:49.260 --> 00:21:52.110
  • OPTIONS AND SLEEP ARE HARD TO COME BY.
  • 00:21:52.130 --> 00:21:54.280
  • THE COUPLE IS STILL WAITING TO HEAR GOOD NEWS
  • 00:21:55.000 --> 00:21:57.120
  • THAT SOME SPOTS WILL OPEN UP AT
  • 00:21:57.140 --> 00:21:59.020
  • THEIR LOCAL SHELTER.
  • 00:21:59.040 --> 00:22:01.040
  • ALVARO SAYS HE IS REMAINING FAITHFUL IN THE
  • 00:22:01.060 --> 00:22:03.290
  • FACE OF HIS TRIALS.
  • 00:22:04.010 --> 00:22:07.150
  • - I'M TELLING YOU, MAN, YOU HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE.
  • 00:22:07.170 --> 00:22:10.030
  • YOU HAVE EVERYTHING TO GAIN.
  • 00:22:10.050 --> 00:22:11.250
  • I DIDN'T WANT TO GO NEITHER, BUT GOD PUT ME
  • 00:22:11.270 --> 00:22:13.190
  • THERE FOR FIVE YEARS BECAUSE I WAS IN
  • 00:22:13.210 --> 00:22:15.080
  • THAT BAD OF SHAPE.
  • 00:22:15.100 --> 00:22:16.270
  • I SAID, I'M GOING TO BE IN THERE A COUPLE OF
  • 00:22:16.290 --> 00:22:18.140
  • YEARS, AND BOOM, I'M OUT OF THERE, BUT THAT
  • 00:22:18.160 --> 00:22:20.080
  • WASN'T THE CASE.
  • 00:22:20.100 --> 00:22:22.030
  • FIVE YEARS GOD HAD ME COOKING, WORKING ON ME,
  • 00:22:22.050 --> 00:22:24.230
  • DESTROYING ALL MY PRIDE, MY ARROGANCE, ALL THE
  • 00:22:24.250 --> 00:22:26.200
  • LUST, ALL THE GREED, EVERYTHING THAT I HAD
  • 00:22:26.220 --> 00:22:29.120
  • ACCUMULATED FROM THE WORLD, TOOK IT ALL.
  • 00:22:29.140 --> 00:22:31.030
  • NOW I'M A PASTOR.
  • 00:22:31.050 --> 00:22:32.250
  • - DANIEL'S LIKE MANY OF THE YOUNG MEN THAT COME HERE.
  • 00:22:32.270 --> 00:22:36.110
  • AS HE WAS TALKING TO HIM, I SAID, DANIEL,
  • 00:22:36.130 --> 00:22:38.210
  • HOW ARE THINGS WORKING OUT FOR YOU?
  • 00:22:38.230 --> 00:22:40.290
  • AND HE GOES, IT'S NOT WORKING OUT AT ALL.
  • 00:22:41.010 --> 00:22:42.250
  • I SAID, WELL, WHY DON'T YOU TRY JESUS?
  • 00:22:42.270 --> 00:22:45.100
  • YOU'VE TRIED IT ALL, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:22:45.120 --> 00:22:47.100
  • GOD'S GIVEN YOU THE TIME, AND YOU REALIZE THAT
  • 00:22:47.120 --> 00:22:49.290
  • NOTHING'S GOING TO WORK OUT.
  • 00:22:50.010 --> 00:22:51.200
  • YOU HAVE TO FORSAKE PRIDE AND ARROGANCE.
  • 00:22:51.220 --> 00:22:55.160
  • YOU HAVE TO TAKE THAT OUT OF THE EQUATION BECAUSE
  • 00:22:55.180 --> 00:22:57.230
  • THAT'S WHAT'S GOING TO KEEP YOU FROM DEVELOPING
  • 00:22:57.250 --> 00:23:00.250
  • AND BECOMING A HUMBLE SERVANT OF THE LORD.
  • 00:23:00.270 --> 00:23:04.060
  • - RIGHT NOW, THIS IS MY RECOVERY PLEASE TO GO TO
  • 00:23:04.080 --> 00:23:07.180
  • SLEEP, 41ST STREET, MIAMI BEACH.
  • 00:23:07.200 --> 00:23:12.070
  • IF SOMEONE'S IN MY SITUATION, OR SOMEONE'S
  • 00:23:12.090 --> 00:23:14.080
  • ABOUT TO GET INTO MY SITUATION, MAYBE THEY CAN
  • 00:23:14.100 --> 00:23:16.130
  • SEE FROM MY EXPERIENCE, FIX SOMETHING, AND NOT
  • 00:23:16.150 --> 00:23:18.230
  • BECOME IN MY SHOES, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:23:18.250 --> 00:23:21.230
  • BECAUSE IF YOU'RE GOING TO GO OUT AND BE ON THE
  • 00:23:21.250 --> 00:23:24.250
  • STREET, YOU GOT TO UNDERSTAND THIS IS NOT
  • 00:23:24.270 --> 00:23:27.210
  • EASY, AND IT'S NOT MADE FOR EVERYBODY.
  • 00:23:27.230 --> 00:23:29.170
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:23:29.190 --> 00:23:40.160
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:23:40.160 --> 00:23:48.020
  • - HELP IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR PEOPLE IN THE
  • 00:23:48.040 --> 00:23:50.030
  • HOMELESS COMMUNITY, BUT FOR VARIOUS REASONS,
  • 00:23:50.050 --> 00:23:52.290
  • MANY REFUSE TO ACCEPT IT.
  • 00:23:53.010 --> 00:23:55.090
  • THIS CAN RESULT IN CHRONIC HOMELESSNESS
  • 00:23:55.110 --> 00:23:57.160
  • WHICH IMPACTS AN ESTIMATED 24% OF PEOPLE
  • 00:23:57.180 --> 00:24:01.150
  • WITHOUT STABLE HOMES.
  • 00:24:01.170 --> 00:24:03.190
  • DANIEL CONTINUES TO CONTEND WITH HIS LIFE ON
  • 00:24:03.210 --> 00:24:06.010
  • THE STREET, AND WHILE HE HAS YET TO SEEK OUT THE
  • 00:24:06.030 --> 00:24:08.120
  • HELP THAT COULD VERY WELL CHANGE HIS LIFE, THE
  • 00:24:08.140 --> 00:24:11.020
  • YOUNG MAN MAY SOON BE WILLING TO OPEN UP
  • 00:24:11.040 --> 00:24:13.080
  • TO THE POSSIBILITIES.
  • 00:24:13.100 --> 00:24:15.220
  • - THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER IS THAT THIS IS A
  • 00:24:15.240 --> 00:24:17.190
  • PROBLEM LARGER THAN A FAITH BASED ORGANIZATION
  • 00:24:17.210 --> 00:24:19.170
  • CAN SOLVE ALONE.
  • 00:24:19.190 --> 00:24:21.110
  • FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION CAN'T CHANGE POLICIES
  • 00:24:21.130 --> 00:24:24.030
  • THAT MAKE IT HARD FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING
  • 00:24:24.050 --> 00:24:26.190
  • TO BE DEVELOPED.
  • 00:24:26.210 --> 00:24:28.140
  • THEY DON'T CONTROL THE DOLLARS THAT ARE
  • 00:24:28.160 --> 00:24:30.280
  • NECESSARY TO BUILD AFFORDABLE HOUSING SO
  • 00:24:31.000 --> 00:24:33.240
  • THAT PEOPLE CAN AFFORD WHERE THEY LIVE.
  • 00:24:33.260 --> 00:24:35.150
  • BUT YES, GOVERNMENT DOES HAVE A ROLE BECAUSE THEY
  • 00:24:35.170 --> 00:24:39.150
  • HAVE GREATER RESOURCES AND THEY HAVE BEYOND THAT
  • 00:24:39.170 --> 00:24:43.080
  • THE ABILITY TO IMPACT SYSTEMS AND POLICIES THAT
  • 00:24:43.100 --> 00:24:46.170
  • COULD HELP ADDRESS THE ISSUES THAT WE'RE
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  • GOING TO ADDRESS.
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  • SO I WOULDN'T SAY IT'S ONE OR THE OTHER. IT'S BOTH.
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  • SO FOR ME, IT'S WHEN PEOPLE ASK ME, IT'S LIKE,
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  • IF YOU REALLY WANT TO HELP, TRUST ME, TIME,
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  • TALENT, TREASURE.
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  • ANY OF THOSE OR ALL OF THOSE ARE ALWAYS GOING TO
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  • BE WELCOMED BY A NON-PROFIT AGENCY,
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  • ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY'RE SERVING THIS VERY HARD TO
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  • SERVE AND VERY NEEDY POPULATION.
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  • - WHAT WE NEED TO DO IS WE NEED TO UNITE AND
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  • DEVELOP A RELATIONSHIP USING BIBLICAL METHODS SO
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  • THAT WE NOT ONLY GIVE THEM FOOD AND SHELTER,
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  • BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY, GIVE THEM THE WORD OF GOD.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • ALL YOU NEED IS YOU, LORD...
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  • IS YOU, LORD...
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  • ALL I NEED IS YOU...
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  • ALL I NEED IS YOU, LORD...
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  • - EDEN'S LIFE HAS CHANGED DRASTICALLY SENSE
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  • OPENING HER HEART TO GOD AND SEEING HELP FROM THE
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  • CHURCH COMMUNITY. AND WHILE SHE
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  • CONTINUES TO BATTLE WITH ADDICTION, SHE IS MAKING
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  • STRIDES TO GET BACK ON THE ROAD TO PROGRESS.
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  • CURING THE HOMELESS EPIDEMIC IS NO EASY FIX.
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  • IN ORDER TO SEE LASTING CHANGE, WE ALL NEED
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  • TO COME TOGETHER TO DO OUR PART.
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  • IF YOU FEEL CALLED TO JOIN IN THE FIGHT AGAINST
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  • HOMELESSNESS, THERE ARE LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS,
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  • CHURCHES, AND MINISTRIES THAT ARE LOOKING FOR
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  • PEOPLE JUST LIKE YOU TO BECOME A PART
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  • OF THE SOLUTION.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]
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