Kentucky Facebook Users Rally to Help Homeless Woman Find Shelter in Cold

Kentucky Facebook Users Rally to Help Homeless Woman Find Shelter in Cold

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homeless bag lady Dorothy-FBphoto-ConnieMillerOver the years, a homeless woman known as Dorothy with her carts filled with plastic bags became a familiar fixture to Lexington residents.

She had always refused any invitation to accept food, water or indoor shelter. She preferred to sleep outside, whatever the weather.

But things changed this past weekend, with the approaching arctic blast and its promise of temperatures that could induce frostbite.

Facebook friends worried about her welfare rallied to locate Dorothy, then enlisted the help of Lexington police to persuade the homeless woman to accept the offer of a motel room this week.

(READ the article from Kentucky.com)

Photo of Dorothy posted on Facebook by Connie Miller
Thanks to Joel Arellano for submitting the link on our Facebook Page!

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