He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother: 29th April 2018


On the street it’s every man for himself, right?

Well, no. Quite the opposite, in fact.
Gruff kindness and quiet comradeship between the homeless men and women is something we often observe.

We thought we would share some of the things we’ve witnessed in a series of weekly posts. Here’s the fifth…..

Simon has been homeless for years. Self-contained, clever, argumentative, grumpy – we love him! Andrew is young, autistic, withdrawn, very vulnerable.
It has taken us a lot of time and effort to gain the trust of each man. We’ve done it though and this is how we know that Simon quietly looks out for Andrew 24/7.


Small moments, easily missed but proving that life can take literally everything from you – except your humanity.

*both names changed.

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