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LETTER: Focus homeless aid on those seeking self-sufficiency

Oct. 22, 2017
       I agree with your recent column in the Westside Pioneer, titled "Solving the bum problem...the sequel" (at this link). I don't have an answer, but I hope someone is listening who can do something about it before it gets to the point that we are attracting so many of these "layabouts" that it can't be controlled and city safety and cleanup get out of hand.
       I have empathy for those that are out there, not by choice, but by circumstance and want to help them to become self-sufficient again, but I don't want to create a permanent home and facilities for those who choose to be vagabonds. I think that it is detrimental and dangerous to the city and to the people in that lifestyle.

       Tony Calo

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