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Letter: How can you help the homeless?

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Gloucester has beautiful hearts! I know this because I am the volunteer coordinator for the GUEST (Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team) shelter that opened this past January and finished its first season March 31. I am also an advocate for the homeless, being formerly homeless myself. I am the woman who lived in a cave at my lowest … a girl who traveled this country for years desperately trying to find love and killing her pain through substances, when all the while I only needed to allow God’s love in to push all the pain out!

I am writing this article independent of GUEST, other than to send out a giant heartfelt thank you to each and every person who helped at the shelter! You made Jesus smile. We had many successes.

I am writing this as, first and foremost, a child of God; secondly, a recovering addict as well as a person successfully overcoming PTSD with associated mania. Lastly, I write this as a person with a Master’s Degree fr...

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