homeless

Raymond Rendleman
Report on the undercover investigation of David P. Spears, who studied the profitability of panhandling by standing at an exit ramp off Interstate 205 in downtown Oregon City for 80 hours to assess modern urban charity. His 98-page study is titled "Exit Ramp: A Short Case Study of the Profitability of Panhandling."
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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