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London Light/London Life 6 - Friends for Life


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London Light/London Life 6 - Friends for Life

25 Oct 2013 6:55PM   Views : 355 Unique : 297

Normally I'm not a fan of taking pictures of homeless people, I think its a subject that is tricky to do well and often feels exploitative more than informative.

But I really could resist shooting this chap, it was clear that he shared a very strong bond with his dog. As he sat there with people walking past he would regularly cuddle his dog & give it a kiss. It was really moving to watch the obvious bond the 2 shared.





SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
25 Oct 2013 8:44PM
Aw, I find it difficult look at homeless people with dogs. I know the animals are probably well cared for and fed, but if the person can't look after themselves then how can they look after a dog? Mind you, if you've got nothing else in the world, a dog must be a wonderful companion. I always just hope that each look after each other. Looks like this one's on Millennium Bridge. I'll look out for him.

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lobsterboy Plus
12 14.7k 13 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 9:29PM
Chris, there is a charity that helps: https://www.facebook.com/Hearthoundsuk , when you read the stories of some you can see how important a dog is for companionship and security.
That was on Wednesday, he wasn't there today but there did seem to be a lot of police about so I guess he had been moved on.

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