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Mozart-Playing New Yorker Learns a Secret and Laughs
Neil Henry
This final article in the "Down & Out" series is a profile of Allie, a bright, multilingual young man Henry met in Washington who came to discover the reporter's true identity.
Neil Henry
In the second to last installment of the "Down & Out" series, Neil Henry writes about the strategies and cons of Washington D.C.'s most prolific panhandlers.
Neil Henry
In the tenth article in the series "Down & Out," Henry reveals all the different ways D.C.'s homeless make ends meet, from scavenging to panhandling and scamming.
Neil Henry
In the ninth article in the series "Down & Out," Henry spends a night on heating vent in downtown D.C., only to be kept awake by countless rats and the verbal abuse of well-to-do concertgoers passing by.
Neil Henry
Neil Henry arrives in Washington D.C. from Baltimore and soon realizes that he must constantly guard against scams and carefully avoid altercations with the hard-nosed D.C. homeless.
Neil Henry
In the seventh installment of his "Down & Out" series for The Washington Post, Neil Henry writes about the night he spent at the Bethesda Community Crisis Center and Carl, a young man he met there.
Neil Henry
Neil Henry writes about the challenges of finding shelter on a freezing night in suburban Baltimore.
Neil Henry
Neil Henry describes how the bums at Helping-Up mission let loose at the Edison hotel and frequent local peep shows when they earn some money.
Neil Henry
In the fourth article in "Down & Out" series, Henry writes about Johnny, a dignified man who helped him secure a job as a paper-boy.
Neil Henry
In the third article in "Down & Out," Henry writes about the difficulties of finding work for Baltimore's homeless.
Street People Share Secrets of Survival
Neil Henry
In this second article in his "Down & Out" series, reporter Neil Henry writes about his daily routine while living at Baltimore's Helping-Up mission.
Neil Henry
In this first installment of Neil Henry's series "Down & Out" where he lived as a bum in Baltimore and Washington, he reports on the people he met at Baltimore's Helping-Up Mission.
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