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i bought food and water for a homeless man, and gave him $10. And then…i spoke with him. I engaged him in conversation, and HEARD him. I put it in caps, because what many of us don’t realise is just how cut-off and isolated these brothers and sisters feel. They are passed-by, ignored, even avoided. They feel invisible.A simple act of engagement, looking in their eyes, a handshake, a hug. These things we take for granted are powerful medicine for…

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i went to City of Hope to pick up a prescription. I’d been there with throat cancer. I was waiting for the scrip to be filled, and noticed 2 people CoH employees chatting in the hall. As they were clearly Filipino, i caught there eyes, and said (with a smile)…”i have theory about Filipino people”. As you might imagine, this got their undivided attention. i continued by saying…”my theory is that, if all Filipinos left the U.S., our healthcare system…