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Angry Young Men

Angry Young Men

When I first came to the US, I was thinking about joining the military. I thought that I should just sign up.After living in the US for a few years, I started realizing that not everyone who signed up for the military got all the benefits that were promised. One of the things I found most alarming was that many of the homeless people wandering the streets were… Veterans!

I am a “unique” person. When I say I am “unique”, I mean if someone comes up to me and begs me some money, I start a conversation with them, trying to find out why they are homeless and why I should give them my money. I was surprised to see how intelligent some of these “homeless” “street people” are. I am wondering, if these people can have an intelligent conversation, why are they homeless? Why cant they get a job and support themselves?

It is so sad. That most of these people are veterans. Of couse you know I want to save the world, and I want to help these people. These brave people who went to fight…