The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Homeless youth can find hope in despair

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November 14, 2017

June 1, 2016 was the night my mom and I came to the conclusion that it was time for me to try to live independently. I lived at home with my mother for 17 years, but then my mom lost her job. Once that...

What’s understood doesn’t need to be explained?

What’s understood doesn't need to be explained?
August 29, 2017

We all need water to survive, we need dirt to plant seeds and the mixture of the two creates an element that we need in order to grow. They call this little community in Cuba the "Mud," but not for the...

Financial aid can’t come soon enough

Financial aid can’t come soon enough
December 12, 2016

I became homeless the night of June 30 this year. Most of what I own is in a 5x5 storage unit and I’m living in my car for now. I had been renting a room in a house for $570 a month. But then I fell...

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