“It's really humiliating to be shaking a cup 24 hours a day and people just look at you like you some kind of little bum. ... I have had people that walk past me and say, 'Get a job, bum!' And I say, 'Wait a minute — I'm not a bum, I'm a human being.'"
See the rest of his story here:
Now's probably a good time to remind ourselves that many of us are not that far from being in a similar boat. Here's a graphic from the National Coalition for the Homeless: