Terry Fitzpatrick lives in a tent in the woods next to a shopping plaza. Rather than being homeless, he considers himself more of a “city
camper” and says his situation is temporary. Terry, who is sober, chose to remove himself from other homeless people to stay away from alcohol
and to keep his peace and quiet. Since his mother died, he says is trying to get his life in order so that he can move forward.
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Resources“In 1978, it might have been economically feasible and perfectly legal for an executive to award himself a multimillion-dollar bonus while shedding 40 percent of his work force and requiring the survivors to take annual furloughs without pay. But no executive would have wanted the shame and outrage that would have followed any more than an executive today would want to be quoted using a racial slur or photographed with a paid escort.”
- The Broken Contract: Inequality and American Decline by George PackeInvestigate