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This book will be released June 10.

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 All profits will be used to support the Ottawa Innercity Missions, Street Outreach Program.


Conversations with Street People

Authored by Dennis Cardiff
Edited by Karen Hamilton Silvestri

Writing about the homeless and helping the homeless, has given my life a purpose that it didn’t have before. Documenting their stories will, I hope, introduce them to the public in a non-threatening way. Some panhandlers look intimidating, but that disappears when one sees them laugh.

A typical day for me involves taking the bus and walking two blocks to work. I pass Joy’s spot every day. I usually sit and talk with her for twenty to thirty minutes. Chester and Hippo may drop by to chat.

Most afternoons, depending on…

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