Thursday, February 19, 2015

Warming Centers Attract More Than Homeless

Warming centers open to anyone seeking relief from the cold

The deep freeze prompted the City of Memphis to open three "warming centers."  I was tasked with finding a family or people seeking relief in one of them.  It worried me a little.  People are prideful and are not always willing to talk about potential hardships.  However, I found at least two men who were willing to share their stories.  One of them even brought his 10 year-old son with him to stay warm.  I was glad to see people taking advantage of something that really could keep them safe, and warm.


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