It sounds to me like this women needs our care and compassion. She probably has
dementia. She probably needs to be in a nursing facility, not riding the train
alone.The plight of the homeless is gut wrenching. Did anyone offer
her help? Is she getting any mental health treatment? Did the officers help
her get settled in at the shelter? Will anyone follow-up to get her get the
treatment she needs to help her preserve some bit of dignity as a human being?
I hope that the answer to all the above is a resounding "yes!" As a community, we need to do more to help those at the lowest rung. To
truly appreciate the extreme hurdles that the homeless face in bettering their
circumstances, I believe that every one of us needs to spend some significant
time helping a homeless person. I have done so, and the experience profoundly
changed my perceptions.
Trick shops sell foul odors in an aerosol can. I'm sure that's what
Just curious. Were the foul odors replaced with other foul odors? By the way the
article was written, that appears to have been the case.