Shawn Pleasants has the kind of resume that would attract the attention of any job recruiter: high school valedictorian, economics major from Yale University, Wall Street banking jobs, small business entrepreneur. But a few wrong turns in life 10 years ago left him homeless, and today he's living underneath a tarp in the Koreatown section of Los Angeles.
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-Smokes meth chronically but says drugs aren't the problem.

-Has offer of home to stay in but doesn't want to go.

His problem is that he prefers to use drugs rather than have a home.

My advice for him is to go to NA or MA (Meth anon). Both programs work and are free.

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Here's another sob story where they cherry pick one feral drug addict who used to be successful and try to guilt us into handing over more money to the feral-industrial complex. In Seattle, they OPENLY ALLOW the ferals to attack us.

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Fake news. CNN didn't randomly pick out the one "homeless" guy with a multimillion dollar bank account from amongst 70,000 real homeless in LA.

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Meth.

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He doesn't want to move to a facility "far away" because the facilities are not in close enough proximity to the drug dealers and the easy panhandling for buying drugs.

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what idiot would fall for this shite story

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Not my fucking problem.

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Meanwhile, a banker hopeful is now happy that the the wall street position just opened up.

I guess this article has a happy ending after all.


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2019-21-Tu 06:21:48 pm

Meanwhile, a banker hopeful is now happy that the the wall street position just opened up.

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Oh, he's black.

I couldn't figure out why anyone would give a shit about a man with a fucked up life.

Nuh

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One sentence takes away all empathy from this guy - "He said he began using the drug before he became homeless, but insists it's not what led him to the streets." Really? Drugs didn't make you homeless?

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