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When you see a homeless person begging for change, you generally think:

Poll Results: 5,781 votes
They are down on their luck.
They are lazy.

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John B.
Tuesday June 16, 2015, 5:18 AM

They are down on their luck.

Aaron Bouchard
Monday May 11, 2015, 11:49 AM

They are down on their luck. If I have change or a little money to give, I will. They may or may not buy food they might buy booze, at least it is something to make them happier

Darren Woolsey
Wednesday May 6, 2015, 12:23 AM

I give them some money.
Little random acts of kindness reverberate around

Jo S.
Saturday April 18, 2015, 6:47 PM

They are down on their luck.

M.N. J.
Wednesday January 7, 2015, 9:56 AM

(Lest I be misconstrued, I am NOT saying they are out of grace with God, but that life holds large doses of happenstance, mere chance, and good or bad luck. For example, nobody "deserves" the wonderful or horrible family he or she is born into.)

M.N. J.
Wednesday January 7, 2015, 9:52 AM

"There but for the grace of God go you or I."

John B.
Tuesday October 14, 2014, 1:26 AM

Down on their luck.

Magdalena J.
Tuesday September 16, 2014, 12:41 AM

That they probably earn more than me by begging.

Sue H.
Thursday July 10, 2014, 4:55 PM

Sad that they are down on their luck.

Nyack Clancy
Thursday June 12, 2014, 12:00 AM

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