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Sitting On Her Bed.

By lifesnapper  
Hi all and a massive thanks for your incredible response to my 'Knife Angel' images, it really is so very much appreciated.

Today's images: A young homeless woman sits on her sleeping bag with one shoe off to collect money in. Some people buy drinks or give food. In V2, she has either bought herself a coffee with some of the money I gave her or, the passer buy has bought one for her. But if nothing else, at least I made her smile. Smile

All the best to all,

JohnSmile

Tags: Street People Homeless Sleeping bag Rochester high street

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cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
11 Sep 2019 7:00AM
Lovely to see her smile 😁... there's always hope when that happens 😁
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2019 7:34AM
V1 with the smile is particularly appealing.
saltireblue Plus
11 11.9k 75 Norway
11 Sep 2019 8:20AM
It is good that you, as an individual, were able and willing to help her, an individual, but there needs to be put in place infrastructure to help these unfortunate people collectively.
11 Sep 2019 8:36AM
Lovely set with some great expressions John,
Fred.
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
11 Sep 2019 8:53AM
a good set and good to see her smile .....it is sad enough that so many people have to live on the street
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2019 9:08AM
Not easy to approach people begging in the streets for a photo but you've used your charm to raise a smile.
I wish there was a solution to keep people off the streets.
KateGrin
11 Sep 2019 9:46AM
A remarkable series of portraits John. The lead is particularly effective for her direct gaze at the camera. I think Malc's comment is very apt; the kindness of strangers is a wonderful and necessary thing but it requires so much more. Your images, both beautiful and troubling, are profoundly unsettling.
Saastad Plus
2 16 15 Norway
11 Sep 2019 9:59AM
A very fine mono set John!

ArneSmile
11 Sep 2019 10:09AM
Great set
11 Sep 2019 11:02AM
I like this set John, makes you think a lot, and well done you for bringing on that smile.SmileSmileSmileSmile
11 Sep 2019 11:55AM
the smile wins it for me in v.1
hopefully things straighten out for her
11 Sep 2019 12:05PM
I hope so too, Leo.
clicknimagine Plus
11 829 104 India
11 Sep 2019 12:08PM
love that smile on the v1...
11 Sep 2019 12:39PM
Great images, the smile wins it for me too
banehawi Plus
17 2.5k 4246 Canada
11 Sep 2019 1:06PM
Austerity hurts the least of us.
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2019 1:10PM
that smile says it all John,
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2019 3:48PM
Unfortunately an all to common sight John, at least you got her to smile.
Peter
capto Plus
9 6.7k 25 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2019 4:22PM
I saw that young lady last week, she had been robbed and suffered an injury. Hoping better times come soon for her.Smile
ivor
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
11 Sep 2019 4:51PM
It'd difficult these days. So many genuine homeless on the streets but so
many beggars who see it as an easy way to get money. Some make a decent living out of it.
I'm sure your young lady was genuine John, her smile most definitely was.

Dave.
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2019 5:16PM
Sad world.....
Diane
Superb composition again highlighting a all to familiar scene

Carole
11 Sep 2019 6:48PM
I'm so sad to hear that, Ivor. Our streets are so full of scum. It's all down to breeding.
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11 Sep 2019 7:10PM
I love her smile,John..Lin
14 Sep 2019 5:04AM
Some of us walk by without looking at or acknowledging the homeless.
She is somebodys daughter...grandaughter ...sister ..friend. Thanks for sharing her story.
As sad as it is ,the smile is a bit reassuring.I Do hope she has shelter before winter comes along
Cheers Walt

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