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Higher Learning while Homeless

Posted on12. May, 2010 by .


After getting released from prison, Kwame Carr got a phone call saying there were two beds left at Covenant House – a youth homeless shelter. Carr, 20, was staying at Bellevue overnight and ran over to the shelter to get his spot. He made it. Luckily.

Carr became friends with another homeless youth, Michael Lorenzana, who arrived at the crisis shelter 3 days earlier. They were roommates. Since Carr had no clothes besides the ones he was wearing, Lorenzana gave Carr some t-shirts and 2 pairs of jeans.

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