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  1. General Discussion
    Ran across this on my Facebook feed. Basically, a local news station in Grand Rapids, MI did a story on panhandlers. One of the panhandlers used a sign saying he was a homeless vet, and he admitted on camera he wasn't. A nationaly syndicated morning radio show based in Grand Rapids saw the story...
  2. Urban Survival
    stories from the homeless - inspiring, inspirational but probably worthless during a long term, wide spread SHTF event or TEOTWAWKI? I have been on this board for several years now, and we have had any number of ex-homeless people post their recovery story in a message thread. Many of these...
  3. Books, Movies & Stories
    I haven't seen this film yet but thought I'd share the trailer.
  4. Urban Survival
    Luke Funk MyFox New York August 31, 2010 If you think you’ve been seeing more people sleep on city streets, statistics back up the perception. The homeless population living on New York City streets has gone up 50 percent in the past year, according to city statistics reported by the...
  5. General Discussion
    As a young man, I spent years traveling this wonderful country of ours. I made my money working odd jobs for extra cash, and wintering out in southern states, getting a job apartment, and 4 years college. Anyways, while I traveled I spent most of my time living in Tramp camps (homeless travelers...
  6. Vehicles & Transportation
    I do. Not the best set up, but it works. Currently I am camping at 24 hour box stores and Hospitals and truck stops. Rest areas are good for a couple hours. In Montana there are parking areas with bathrooms and 12 hour limits. I use the national forest and BLM when weather permits. The cops...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Lucky for us, we have an RV we could use if things got really bad up here in Canada and we were forced from our home (we also have family we can move in with so I guess we're blessed with two optimistic options :o: ) This sure beats being homeless and on the street...at least this way, you have...
  8. Urban Survival
    Found this on the best of craigslist and thought some of us could use some perspective from a "been there, done that" person. Thoughts from a homeless guy now that I'm back on my feet -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2008-12-26, 8:07AM PST...
  9. General Discussion
    Okay, here's what is going on: My 25 year old son, Josiah moved to Portland, Oregon a month ago. He has been busting his @ss trying to find a job, but no luck yet. He is about to lose his room where he is staying. HE WILL DO ANY JOB, HE WILL WORK FOR ROOM AND BOARD! Josiah has lived on the...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am starting my houseless adventure this week. I hope to develop tips and tricks, strategies and other useful information from this adventure to share with others who want to try this lifestyle. This is not being homeless. I will be taking this week as a test run to see how my preps and plans...
  11. General Discussion
    http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080412/NEWS/804120342&referrer=FRONTPAGECAROUSEL
  12. Urban Survival
    This is a great article that everyone should read http://www.donrearic.com/homeless.htm
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