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I Think It Is Wrong That So Many of Our Veterans Are Homeless

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 277 People

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    I'm not a veteran, I'm not even american but the concept is atrocious.In my country we're poor, almost the poorest in the world but we can still find a place for someone in our homes.With all that money hovering in the first world power they can't even afford to give people...
    Thepinkcoconut Thepinkcoconut 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    Veterans

    At some point every solider wrote a check to their country, this cheque could be cashed at any time. Day or night, whether they had left families behind, or their family was the military. This check was for anything, their sanity, their limbs, their memories, nights of restful...
    KKeith KKeith 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

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    Nobody should be homeless.

    But somebody who has served their country doing gkw under orders? No. Sorry! Makes me so cross!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response May 12, 2014

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    The men and women in/out of our military deserve

    so much more than what they are getting. I don't believe the amount of veterans that are out on the streets having to rely on strangers for enough money to make it through the day. It's plain wrong and it shouldn't happen. Nobody has done more for this country then our service...
    MatrixKing101 MatrixKing101 18-21 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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    Homeless Veterans Are a National Tragedy

    My father is a Vietnam Veteran. As a teenager he was witnessing things too horrible for me to even imagine. His years spent fighting that war are not often spoke of. As a teen, I didn't understand my father. I loved him but was often hurt by his quick temper, and seemingly...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F 16 Responses Nov 12, 2008

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    It Is

        i think that is so wrong that many of our veterans are homeless . they defend our country . risked there lives , limbs , mental health for us . and they are homeless . and the goverment is not doing anything at all .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8, 2009

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    I Raised Over $10,000 For War Vetrans In Qld

    I was fundraising in 2000 for war veterans ... and that is not a lot of money to raise compared to in the 80's many girls had big sponsorship of large companies to raise money ... back then they could raise $60,000- $120,000... easily... back in the 80's companies could write off...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 21, 2011

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    Not long ago, I read in a newspaper

    that a veteran was having to sell his medals that he earned in WW2 to pay his rent/bills.. Makes me so angry!
    clurrby clurrby 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 7, 2014

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    So Am I

    Most people here have read the stories of how lived on the streets for two years.....I worked...My husband worked....But wit was just the two of us....And we both worked hard.....We could not make enough to pay the outrageous rent they they charge here din California...  ...
    singer1960 singer1960 46-50, F 8 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    Big thanks to anyone who served past or present because you are awesome, for real
    ElsaTheFrozen ElsaTheFrozen 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Ugly scars, and scars are beautiful. Scars are made up of wars fought, knowledge sought, love gained or lost.
    RebelOfSouthernEnvy1223 RebelOfSouthernEnvy1223 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    As years pass, I oppose liberalism more and more. Both in the classic interpretation, and the modern American idea of liberalism (which is close to what we call in Europe...
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    I always try to respect others' opinions and beliefs, but catholicism is so obviously wrong, and if you are a catholic, you could go to hell. First of all, I will tell you what...
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    I am crossdressing atm add me on Skype if u like to see: oblivion.Kelly
    oblivion1000 oblivion1000 18-21, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I will admit that some flaws are extremely difficult to live with but there isnt anyone on this earth who is perfect physically or otherwise. No matter what flaw a person has i...
    Shaday18 Shaday18 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    So many girls act disgusted when guys bring up sex. Yea some guys probably talk about it at the "wrong time", but they're just saying what everyone else is thinking. It's not...
    tallmale1011 tallmale1011 22-25, M 15 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why not tax rich. What do tea party gain from no taxes. What was original goal of taxes Why can wealthy dodge taxes Why do wealthy get tax breaks if dodging Wealthy...
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    I went out for the first time at Fryday night to see if I am ready for Saturday night. On Saturday night my wife did my make and we went ti the KitKat club in Berlin. It was a...
    IsraeliCD IsraeliCD 36-40 1 Response a week ago

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    A woman with a pot belly is so sexy I remember that's how my started getting fat and now she has a real woman's belly. Big and soft oh so nice.
    chubbyhubby250 chubbyhubby250 36-40, M a week ago

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    mans inability to out run his own journey is the biggest disappointment
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Massive thanks to anyone who's served in militaries around the globe from Ireland. P.S Yes even you Britain!
    newcarsmell newcarsmell 16-17, M Aug 24

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    everyone, listen everyone, its you yourself who is keeping your self held captive in your times of trouble. you yourself are getting in your own way. you say and believe that...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    my brother and his wife are homeless, I wish I knew what to do to help.
    ashliesmiles ashliesmiles 18-21, F Aug 21

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    I love our veterans. My Dad was a 20 year Air Force vet, so I'm an Air Force brat lol. I thank each veteran I see and pray for them as well. God bless them and keep them safe.
    lonelytwilite lonelytwilite 51-55, F Aug 20

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    Upon finding out that Friday is my Birthday, my 8 year old grandson went to find is Date Book...found the day and marked it down. We do the traditional spanking however many years...
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I am a 15 year old girlyboy who secretly wears his 18 year old sisters lingerie gowns bikini bras panties skirts shirts leggings and make up and I'm attracted to tough men it's all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I think some people shouldn't have kids. I'm not trying to be mean or rude, but I think in many casses, it's simply irresponsible. It's irresponsible as a inhabitor or this planet...
    FallenButterflies FallenButterflies 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Might be a re post. http://youtu.be/POweJigpUN8
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm a thinker, not a talker. We are slowly dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human...
    letyourselfgetlost letyourselfgetlost 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    And others agree. https://youtu.be/3QyYp9DHMzY
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    We human beings become more beautiful when we embrace our flaws and try to be real. Despite all the flaws, We all have had that nagging critic inside our brains that keeps...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F Aug 17

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    So this is what I have learned so far in life after being with a Cheater. No matter how hopeless, how sad, how depressed, how unattractive, how undesirable and how UGLY you feel...
    Ericaswan64 Ericaswan64 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 17

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    While I do so love massively fat girls, a girl who has just started giving in to gluttony and has that cute round little pot belly is adorable and attractive too.
    SavinienBrassheart SavinienBrassheart 26-30, M Aug 16

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