Homelessness is More Than Lesshomeness

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Waze directed me to, “Continue straight for half a mile,” but I needed to come to a complete stop at the red light first. I looked over my left shoulder toward the sidewalk to take in my unfamiliar surroundings of the downtown Los Angeles streets.

From the safety of my locked sedan driver’s seat, I watched as an old homeless man sitting on the…