Part of an ongoing initiative to write obituaries for the homeless death. The point is to remember as they came not as they went.
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Bryan Gallion talks about Freddy Cougar and how his lifestyle was.
Friends gathered on April 6 to celebrate the life of the late George Siletti, advocate for the homeless for many years. With the help of kind people he overcame his own three-decade battle with homelessness.
Stacey McCormick, a former resident of Open Arms Housing who died at 52, is remembered for her artistic talent and impact on others.
Timothy Ray, who died at age 51 in December, was generous, hardworking and deeply committed to his faith and friends.
Street Sense honors the life of Enzel Sudler– a car enthusiast, comedian and beloved member of the homeless community who passed away in Oct. 2016.
Street Sense remembers beloved artists and vendor Kanell Washington, also known as Kenneth Ward.
A memorial honoring Larry Avents, a D.C. man who had been experiencing homeless for 20 years. He passed away in August of 2016, and is remembered fondly by those who knew him.
Weldon Moore, a man who lived on the streets for 15 years and could quote the Bible from memory passed away three weeks ago after losing a four-month battle with pancreatic cancer at age 55. Friends recounted Moore’s struggle and his dedication to Christianity at a memorial at Franklin Square park last Sunday.