Stepping Over ‘Them’: Why Do We Ignore the Homeless?

Survival is necessary. Sometimes it is all we have. Last week I stumbled upon a short documentary highlighting the invisibility of people experiencing homelessness in New York City. In “Have the Homeless Become Invisible?” family members agreed to pose as homeless, while their relatives unsuspectedly walked past them on street corners. Despite each relative discussing how much they appreciated their family members, be it mothers, sisters, brothers, or spouses, not a single one recognized they were overlooking a person they see nearly every day.

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