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News - December 19, 2007

A crash-course in life skills

Downtown Streets Team: cleaning streets, rebuilding lives

by Alex Papoulias

After a stroke left him wheelchair-bound, George Tyson made his living panhandling around Whole Foods Market in Palo Alto. But his life changed dramatically the day he met a volunteer with the Downtown Streets Team who encouraged Tyson to start attending the group's Thursday meetings.

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Editorial Intern Alex Papoulias can be e-mailed at apapoulias@paweekly.com


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