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Big City Sleep: sleeping rough can make a difference

Millions of homeless children in Brazil have no choice but to sleep on the streets. Recently, nearly 100 Londoners accepted the challenge to spend an odd night out; sleeping rough to raise money for Brazilian street kids. The group met … Continue reading

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Rudi Richardson: An Unlikely Hero

Rudi Richardson is an unlikely hero. Born in a women’s prison in Germany in 1955, where his mother had been convicted of prostitution, he was adopted by an African American couple who changed his name, and took him to live … Continue reading

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Always Help your Fellow Man: how a random act of kindness turned into a viral Internet hit

Lewis Dediara is used to cycling around London with a mounted camera on his helmet. The 47 year-old started filming his daily commute two years ago after he was knocked off his bike for the second time. The cyclist always … Continue reading

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Homeless Hero in Line for George Medal

A dramatic life-saving rescue by a homeless man could win him the George Medal from Her Majesty the Queen. Adan Abobaker,38, risked his own life jumping into the icy Thames to save a suicidal woman. A temporary resident at St … Continue reading

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Sandwich Chain Take A Bite Out Of Homelessness

Pret-A-Manger, the national sandwich shop chain, is taking its commitment to homelessness charities one step further by hiring 25 homeless youngsters. Pret chief executive Clive Schlee told the London Evening Standard the scheme was built: … on the company’s longstanding … Continue reading

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