Underheard In New York


In an effort to give the thousands of homeless New Yorkers a voice, a new project gave four guys prepaid cell phones and Twitter accounts to describe their days, their lives, their struggles to find a job or meal or place. Is it a gimmick to get some press? Does it help fight homelessness? Decide here.

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