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Larry Duncan remembered as voice of the unhoused

Original post made on Jan 31, 2014

Larry Duncan was a seriously modest man and a collector of many objects, from intricate three-dimensional puzzles to Hot Wheels. But it was his impact on changing views of homelessness in Palo Alto that shone through at his memorial service on Thursday, Jan. 30.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 31, 2014, 8:28 AM

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Posted by typical
a resident of Monroe Park
on Jan 31, 2014 at 4:04 pm

typical thoughts. someone goes, is touted, and nobody steps up. its like americans rely on 'hereoes'' rather than taking action about injustice themselves. by the way, larry once said he might have to take up arms against the police, but stil nevertheless considered chief burns ''a friend of mine''. he said it with a genuine smile. in fact he sais the chief ''is a friend of mine'' twice to emphasize. you know ,the hippies versus the ''blue meanies''.he said he might have to get an ol' shotgun to go against the forces!


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