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If you’re in Manchester October 10-14 Check This Out
In October, Waterstones are hosting an evening with Séamus Fox, a formerly homeless man and Emmaus companion, who has written ‘No Homeless Problem and other poems‘. We hope the evening will bring attention to the issue of homelessness as well as the book itself.
Séamus wrote ‘No Homeless Problem and other poems” to give an “insight into how different people may become homeless and how they attempt to survive on the street. I want people who have never been homeless or who have never known homeless people to search in their souls for shreds of compassion.”
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There are two great films to go with it
Two sides – https://youtu.be/hyt5II3Xtns
Safer off the Streets – https://youtu.be/7xqIzyroPhU
If you just want to understand homelessness a bit better you can look at this short animated video from BBC2 which is a wonderfully concise summary https://t.co/mABQEY8xDh