From Rare Friendship, a Book Club for the Homeless is Born

From Rare Friendship, a Book Club for the Homeless is Born

old-books.jpgThe book club, now in its 10th month, began with a stunningly unlikely friendship, between two men from different worlds: a high-powered lawyer on his way to work, and a homeless man guarding a friend’s shopping cart.

Through months of daily conversations, that began with jokes and sports talk and gradually delved deeper, they found a common interest: literature. And when they saw the bridge that they had built, they recognized its potential for others.

Last Tuesday, the weekly book club met in a church to tackle O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi,’’ mulling the idea of objects as identity…

(Read about the inspiring men on Boston.com)

Thanks to Jim Schneider for the story tip! 

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    If you have the time, click on the link to read the full story. Great!!!