The homeless are wandering downtown and visiting the library in greater numbers.
Each one tests our public benevolence and well-meaning. Each one, more or less unreachable, cries out an unredressed injustice.
One possibility is to provide each of them with an apartment, in the security of which they can try to turn their lives around.
Money was provided for Bellefonte buses. Could we not collectively do that for them? We should. We should not sleep at night until we have.
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Only then can we say, like Mr. Rogers, that it’s a lovely day in the neighborhood.