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Town Talk

Humans of Chapel Hill for Feb. 17

The Daily Tar Heel Staff Writer Kelsey Weekman sat down with Charles Gear, a homeless man on Franklin Street, for Town Talk’s weekly Humans of Chapel Hill feature.

The Daily Tar Heel will feature residents from around Chapel Hill on this weekly feature. To see the original Humans of New York blog, see here.

Charles Gear

“I saw you looking at me from across the street, I knew you were going to talk to me.”
You were right. Can you help me out with something?
“Can I help you? Can you help me? I need something to eat.”
Did the snow affect you?
“A whole lot. It’s cold. I sleep outside.”
Where do you sleep?
“On a bench, anywhere I can.”
Do you have anything else you want to say? Any advice?
“All the homeless people are out here. It’s cold. Just pray for them.”

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