Now There’s Room At The “Inn”

by Allan Appel | Sep 15, 2016 8:07 am | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo There’s a lot of shame in being homeless, and it’s hard to talk about, said Morgan Harrison. He knows firsthand: He’s overcoming homelessness and on his way to a degree and a job as a railway engineer.

Talking honestly with a counselor — the first step in a solution — can be difficult, too, if you’re crammed with maybe another person into a broom closet-sized office with storage shelves above you, walls so thin everybody hears, and a door that can’t open without banging into a washer and dryer.

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1,450 Pedal To Fight Cancer

by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 11, 2016 10:00 am

Markeshia Ricks Photo As riders cleared the last few feet of the sixth “Closer to Free Ride” to fight cancer, Beth Frayne was one of the first faces to greet them. She made sure her turquoise pom-pom and small cowbell were at the ready.

Whether they rode 10 miles or 100 miles, she was there to yell: “Congratulations! You made it.”

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