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The Old Man has a Name (Part V)


The Old Man on the Sidewalk has a real name:  Edward C. Bloser.  He was on the sidewalk with his five cartons of possessions because the good Lord put him right in front of me where I’d have to trip … Continue reading

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The Old Man Revisited (Part IV)


When last we met, the Old Man—Dr. Michael Gregory, 73, who has had seven strokes as well as other major medical problems—had been dumped in a motel by Steven Armendarez, a social worker at the Syracuse Veterans Administration Hospital.  Dr. … Continue reading

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We Need Your Help


Yesterday the Veterans Administration Hospital discharged Dr. Michael Gregory, who has no home.  Dr. Gregory, 73, has had seven strokes.  He has an ostomy, diabetes, high blood pressure, MRSA, and cancer on his ear.  He has reason to be concerned … Continue reading

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