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I Gave Food To A Homeless Guy

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    And It Was Rejected!

    I always, always, always gave change to the homeless people on the street when I lived and worked in Chicago. I even had my "regulars" who I would see every day on my walk from the El to my office.  Until, one night a few days before Thanksgiving a woman approached me at the...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    Shakes And Fries

    This experience happened a little over an hour ago. Working today with my little sister down visiting me for her March break week, I thought I would treat us to lunch at a burger shack. Well half way through our meal this man walks in looking like Santa Claus would if all the...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F 12 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    7-11

    I don't actually give food. Most of the time, I hand some of my pocket change to the homeless.I gave a lollipop before to a homeless child.And this story is not actually about me too:I always go to 7-11 to grab their delicious, yet inexpensive ice cream.Most of the time, I always...
    berrytint berrytint 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    Manila Slums

    When I was younger and used to travel, I would try to give a little something to beggars in the countries I was visiting. Once in Manila I was approached by 2 women and their children, all dressed in rags. Before I knew what was going on a baby was in my one arm, a young boy...
    tone77 tone77 41-45, M 14 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Hard Rock Cafe

    I was about 10 years old. My family has taken a trip to atlanta for my Mom's job. We decided to eat dinner at a Hard Rock Cafe. Walking back to our hotel we see a man sleeping against a fence on the sidewalk. All i remember about him was he was a black man in many layers of...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 23, 2011

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    I Have

    i have given food to a homeless guy . last thanksgiving me and alyangel gave a homeless man some apple pie .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 20, 2009

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    More Like We...

    My Fiance and I gave food to a homeless man today. We gave him a slice of an Apple pie. I know it wasn't much, but still, at least it was something. We just HAD to do it. It didn't even cross our minds not to.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 26, 2009

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    Can I Make You Smile,here Are Some Really Funny Quote

    Blessed is he who has learned to laugh at himselffor he shall never cease to be entertained.-John BoswellThe only place where success comes before workis in the dictionary.-Vidal SassoonThe elevator to success is out of order.You'll have to use the stairs...one step at a time...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Time for my most recent story. I have always felt something in my heart that kept me from feeling wanted by everyone...I feel like maybe something is wrong with me...but that was...
    Sakura1567 Sakura1567 18-21, F 58 mins ago

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    Well, if you want to get technical, I still am. I'm still in and out of a few of the shelters in my area. However, I know this is a temporary situation that was meant to teach me...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F Apr 8

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    My problem is I absolutely love food, I literally love all food and I dont care i would rather sit on my couch and stuff my face with food instead of going out to a party or...
    mandahhhhxo mandahhhhxo 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have more or less been homeless since I was 15. I left a bad home life and started riding the rails as a hobo. I learn about as much as you can learn from the old timers I meet...
    craig12345678 craig12345678 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Yeah I like eating new things. I remember the first time I tried sushi. I was with my friend Scott and I was living in a city under different financial circumstances during the...
    Orchards Orchards 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My father once told me, "If a homeless person asks you for money, offer a meal instead of money." Today, that's exactly what happened. I was in a Subway today and a guy came up...
    Nijima Nijima 41-45, M Mar 26

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    i can definitely say that there's nothing better than italian food 🍕🍹
    itsbonnie itsbonnie 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    My mom kicked me out about a month ago and I've been staying with friends since, it sucks having literally no money but I am thankful for what my friends can provide me like food...
    kendxx kendxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    There lot's homeless people in the world, what their government doing about it,, nothing just like are ,,,people every country have people homeless ,why the leader lay down there...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F Apr 7

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    A homeless person asked me for some change so he could get a meal ... I said ok would you like to have lunch with me he said yes and we walked to a restaurant....he told me to...
    coraleigh coraleigh 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    After months of looking for a job, I’ve recently settled for a minimum wage thing in a popular “Family Restaurant” that specializes in pizza and Italian food. I won’t name...
    JennyFilth JennyFilth 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I really want a guy best friend. Girls just have too much drama and guys are cool, there's not as much drama. Also guys can explain how guys work and help with that kind of stuff...
    SmilesHideSecrets SmilesHideSecrets 13-15, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am homeless. Help in cleveland.
    Andrewjohniv Andrewjohniv 31-35, M Mar 28

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    I think that's very sad. I'm gonna research why this happens. War is no joke and I think it's sad that someone who's already been through so much should have to face a whole other...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have away a sum of over £10,000 to charities that help homeless people last year. I feel good about that.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I really want a guy friend cause I never had one.. The other is that guys will give you guy advice on guys and they can keep secrets. They're just different from girls so yeah..
    MelanesianTabby MelanesianTabby 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Seeing as some interest arose, I will continue my story of my sweet, little , voluntary victim. And speak of her fate. We left off with the girl attached to cinder blocks. Call me...
    harshlord harshlord 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Eduardo: There was this guy, Eduardo in my English class, when I was studying in CALC, Down town, Toronto.I don’t know how to put it, but I was 20 then. And that quad, I didn't...
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    So today I went to the mall to grab a long favorite video game of mine. After grabbing my game, I went to a store where a good friend of mine works, and decided to stop by and say...
    Colourlesslife Colourlesslife 22-25 Apr 7

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    This is my story, I gave up everything for a guy : My friends, my family, my career everything and I was ready to give him everything, I never said NO for anything he wanted. I...
    cutiehmm cutiehmm 26-30 2 Responses Apr 16

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    you guys have the most AWESOME food on the planet, I don't care about the health complications I just want to not be able to finish my meal for once lol
    MrMansory MrMansory 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    First guy: I filled a void you were lacking but you were never over your ex. I could see that but the only one that couldn't was you. You constantly bringing her up was hurting me...
    cklein245 cklein245 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I want to have guy friends, they're so cool. Some girls have way too much drama and it's frustrating. Guys don't always have problems, and if you 2 get into a lil disagreement you...
    skyblue1600 skyblue1600 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    I am trying to give up processed foods. It hasn't been too difficult thus far but luckily I have a great support partner. Processed foods is almost impossible to get completely out...
    erh11 erh11 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Mostly I'm addicted to sugar. I love sweets. Ice cream and chocolate are probably what I crave the most. A couple of years ago I gave up sugar for thirty days. I even went on...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F Apr 1

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    So I just got my restraining order granted against an abuser. Last Friday for one of the court dates, a guy walked up to me and gave me his number and everything, right in front of...
    HeWasThePuppetMaster HeWasThePuppetMaster 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    April Update - Hi everyone, I haven't updated in about a month, so I thought I would. I just came back from the doctors for a check up, and everything is fine! My doctor was...
    KurvaciousKendall KurvaciousKendall 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I really, really, don't like people touching or taking food from my plate. It's something that drives me insane, it's not a hygiene problem, it's just....that's my food, why are...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I love food don't get me wrong. But when I eat fast food, junk food or even chips. It never fills me up and if it does , it takes a lot just to fill me up. Which is weird though. I...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Yea, it's not what it sounds like. Don't get me wrong, if I go to the store and see a shirt I like in the guys section, you best believe I'm getting it and I will wear it. I've...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I love the taste of food, love different flavours and how it makes me feel but I HATE chewing food, swallowing food and hate the feeling of food sitting in my stomach 😣
    em2521 em2521 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I really enjoy cooking and eating. I love trying new recipes! It keeps life interesting! There aren't many foods I don't like so most foods are a win in my book! As long as no...
    GreekGoddesz GreekGoddesz 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I'm starting to hate food mostly because eating healthy cost so much more than if you just ate junk food. So of course the food that is bad for you cost less than the food that is...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need a guy best friend who can explain men and why they do the things they do and also to keep me in line.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Why wouldn't it be.No to racism. Plus more guys for meeeeeee!!! HAHAHHA
    redroseofgrace redroseofgrace 16-17 4 hrs ago

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    I may not be sporty or particularly adore video games, but I'm rugged and intimidating. People underestimate my lanky figure as being bony and awkward but when I get mad, everyone...
    Xieucoatl Xieucoatl 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Pretty much why guys in my school don't see me as a romantic interest, which by all means is fine by me :3
    rapfordays rapfordays 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Have you ever met a person that makes you feel immense happiness no matter what you're doing with them? As long as they're around you can't help smiling a little every time you...
    whatwasthatpromisethatyoumade whatwasthatpromisethatyoumade 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I put food before everybody! Food is like my first love. I come from Spanish decent (Panama) and every time I visit my nana in NC she always makes my favorite: curry codfish...
    KyLeone KyLeone 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I like spicy food because I heard that when you experience spicy ness, your taste buds "reset" and you "forget" other tastes. Then when you eat other foods, you get a foodgasm...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M Apr 6

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    I went to the doctors yesterday and got lectured about my weight. He asked what kind of food I ate and I told him a generalized view. He then lectured me about fast food and so...I...
    ImNotAFake ImNotAFake 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Man I sound like a jerk but I really hate it when people steal my food! Everyone steals my food! My sister, the rest of my family, my bestfriend, the rest of my classmates, even my...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M Apr 7

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    Chicken! I love it food is amazing if I had to give up food or sex im sorry girls and boys, but im giving up on you! Food beats you all I remeber when I was younegr I actually...
    littlemzedee littlemzedee 16-17, F Apr 12

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