V-"Money Brings a Taste of 'Real Living" - Neil Henry - Washington Post

Byline: Neil Henry; 1980-05-01; The Washington Post; pages 1

Report: "Down & Out" - Neil Henry - Washington Post

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As far as a bum was concerned, hotels such as the Edison were funhouses compared to the mission, and whenever my peers came across a little cash they immediately checked into the joint for a way or two of real living. Here, they could drink in the hallways, flirt with women, go in and out at night to savor The Block, and sleep much later than they could at the Helping-Up missions, where everyone was awakened and booted out the door at 5:30 every morning.

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Washington Post article titled, "Money Brings a Taste of 'Real Living." Written by Neil Henry in 1980.