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Connections: Chris Thompson on his experience with homelessness

Jun 11, 2021

Local engineer Chris Thompson wrote this week about his experience with homelessness. He was a teenager in high school when he was pulled out of class and told that he and his mother were being evicted. Thompson writes that too often, society looks at someone and assumes they understand what that person has been through -- based on the look of their clothes or the way they act.

His story of being without a permanent place to live holds lessons, and he joins us to discuss it. Our guest: