Shannon Corregan: Homelessness more than inconvenient

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A thoughtful opinion article from Shannon Corregan on the ‘inconveniences’ of homelessness.

The effects of homelessness are inconvenient for us. Homelessness can be ugly and smelly and gross, and it gets in our way when we’re trying to go about our business. Many of us feel vaguely guilty about the reminder that we have more and others have less. We want that reminder to go away. So yeah, that sucks. But let’s not for a minute pretend that this mild kind of everyday inconvenience operates on anywhere near the level of inconvenience that actually being homeless does.

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Source: Times Colonist