From The Huffington Post | by Robbie Couch
Posted: 04/28/2014 10:26 am EDT Updated: 04/28/2014 10:59 am EDTrint Arti
These people defy the stereotype that homeless individuals are simply looking for a handout -- they've found a hand up and pulled themselves out of hardship on their own. From Regina, a veteran who now builds houses for people in need, to Lane, studying at a top university on a full ride scholarship, these 10 formerly homeless people prove there's only one way to go once you've hit rock bottom.
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To the unfamiliar passerby, Dobri Dobrev, 99, may come off as a haggard beggar who depends on the kindness of strangers to get by in life. He spends his days asking people for money, but he doesn’t keep a cent. The generous guy lives off of his monthly pension of 80 euros (about $100) and gives all his donations to institutions that are most dear to him: churches and orphanages.
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