Baby…it’s cold outside…government needs to step in to help homeless

Photo courtesy of Rusty StraitRusty Strait. ■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter I was somewhat astonished that so many churches did not respond to my query as to what they were doing to help out the homeless and hungry during the Christmas holidays. However, what I saw on Florida Avenue and some side streets was downright appalling. I made a point of checking out the back doors of various businesses up and down the main thoroughfare in the city of Hemet. On Christmas morning I viewed half-a-dozen homeless men and women cuddled into fetal positions next to and behind the Dumpsters. One lady held a small child to her chest.

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