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Groundcover's Crisis

 

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lives when she founded the city's homeless newspaper. But she's getting tired and its future is uncertain.

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Greg Owens is a Groundcover success story.

For six months, he stood outside the People's Food Co-op hawking copies of the $1 street paper that advocates for the homeless. A skinny six-foot-two West Virginian, with a drawl as soothing as warm grits, he had a gap-toothed smile for everyone who passed by and an endearing habit of ending sentences with "I'm blessed." He freely told customers he had done time for DUI and was on a tether--and even asked whether they'd like to see the tether. Some did.

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