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After Just Four Weeks, The Homeless Man Learning To Code Has Almost Finished His First App

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- 1702 days ago -
It's an old adage: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. McConlogue told me he wanted to test the theory, not for his own personal gain or notoriety, but because he, for whatever reason,...

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Joanne D (38)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 3:42 pm
I love it. Someone else picked up on "a hand, not a handout" and actuclly DID something about it, rather than just mouthing it.

Birgit W (160)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 4:22 pm
Sounds very exciting. I just hope that nobody is going to steal his computer.

Tamara Hayes (185)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 5:16 pm
What an interesting story. I really hope that this does open some new doors for Leo and it sounds like he is already a pretty optimistic kind of guy. I am impressed. I wish him all the best with his new app. Thanks Carrie.

Jason S (50)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 6:44 pm
Good posting, thanks

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 8:16 pm
I hope Leo's life will be transformed. Thank you for the beautiful story!

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 9:43 pm

Now that's what I like to read about! :)

Ponder/Meditate/Pray Peace.
Mary Oliveau { hugs }

Past Member (0)
Friday September 27, 2013, 1:14 am
Great feel good story! Thx Carrie

Past Member (0)
Friday September 27, 2013, 6:06 am
Everybody's got talent

Jaime A (52)
Friday September 27, 2013, 6:33 am

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Friday September 27, 2013, 9:17 am

cynthia l (207)
Friday September 27, 2013, 9:37 am
Wonderful that someone looked beyond the 'homeless status' and saw the man, then gave him a chance. Leo I am proud and so happy for you. Blessed Be

Rehana VN (0)
Friday September 27, 2013, 10:59 am
A "helping hand indeed". McConlogue thanks for caring & opening new horizons for Leo. Great stuff!

Roger G (154)
Friday September 27, 2013, 1:46 pm
noted, thanks

Elizabeth M (65)
Saturday September 28, 2013, 11:44 am
Thank You Patrick McConlogue for taking the time!"My life had good moments before this whole thing," Leo told me. "And all I think is now maybe learning how to do something new will give me more opportunities to have more good moments." Happy New Horizons Leo!!!
Thank You for an inspiring story.

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