VI-"All-Night Cafe: A Classroom on How to Survive" - Neil Henry - Washington Post

VI-"All-Night Cafe: A Classroom on How to Survive" - Neil Henry - Washington Post

by: Neil Henry | publication date: May 2, 1980 | Publication: The Washington Post | pages: 1

Suburbia was a no-man's-land for the down and out. In Baltimore, my legs were invaluable because they got me around to the blood banks, soup kitchens, libraries and labor pools where I could eat or kill a day and still get back in time to spend a night at the mission. There were, in other words, basic necessities for survival a derelict could count on in the city.

Neil Henry writes about the challenges of finding shelter on a freezing night in suburban Baltimore.