Jacksonville’s Homeless: John and Tiffany’s Stories

Jacksonville’s Homeless: John and Tiffany’s Stories

John’s Story Dorri and I met John and Tiffany at Social Grounds. Their features showed characteristics of youth, or at least the youth of people in their twenties. Yet, the years had been hard, and it painted a picture on their faces of two much older people. They had...
Jacksonville’s Homeless: Thomas’ Story

Jacksonville’s Homeless: Thomas’ Story

Thomas, age 29, looked as relaxed as any college student dressed in jeans, sneakers, and a hoodie. Tracy and I found some seats at a long rectangular table toward the back of the San Marco Library. Amid the hushed conversations and occasional flutters of book pages,...