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america today: Heartbreaking Pictures From New Jersey's Homeless 'Tent City'

Robert Johnson | Sep. 8, 2011, 2:52 PM
Doug Hardman wakes up every morning with a song in his head—a vague memory of his days on stage.

Inside his tepee in the woods outside Lakewood, NJ, at the homeless Tent City, the roosters wake early and the mornings are already cooler. A musician who lost his Florida home in the housing crisis, Hardman says he floats in and out of Tent City, that he's proud of his kids, and misses the life he no longer has.

He has a lot of company out here.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/lakewood-new-jersey-homeless-...




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So sad

But I am getting close to that point as well. Lost my job last Oct. and unemployment ran out this week. A month behind with all my bills. I guess no one to blame but me and piss poor planning, oh and maybe that outsourcing thing our gov is in full support of.

Formerly rprevolutionist

They may have a jump on alot of people

I could live in the woods and be happy.

"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Mark Twain

This is heart-wrenching..

and makes a Ron Paul presidency an absolute must. These pictures also show what can be done without government.

"Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten."
— G.K. Chesterton