Homeless Man Uses Facebook, Social Media to Advocate for Others Like Him

Homeless Man Uses Facebook, Social Media to Advocate for Others Like Him

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homeless-advocate-EricSheptockEric Sheptock has 4,548 Facebook friends, 839 Twitter followers, two blogs and an e-mail account with 1,600 unread messages.

What he doesn’t have is a place to live.

Being a homeless homeless advocate is the thing that gives Sheptock – an unemployed former crack addict who hasn’t had a permanent address in 15 years – his clout on the issue of homelessness.

(READ the story in the Washington Post)

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