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Weblog of Seattle minister to the homeless Rick Reynolds, Operation Nightwatch

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Caring for human beings seems like the best use of my time, homeless or not.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Apparently, we're not the only ones.

"The number of people in England who have no home to go to after being discharged from hospital has jumped by 53% in five years, the Tories have claimed.

According to research by the party, 6,204 people were recorded as having no fixed abode on discharge from hospital care in 2007, up from 4,048 in 2003." story here

And this one:

"Over recent weeks there has been a sustained, and possibly unprecedented, level of media interest in Auckland's homeless community." Yup, New Zealand. Here

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