I wouldn’t call it a happy ending. But it might be a chance for a better future. Maybe. If everything goes right and with a little luck, it just might be. Readers of the Grant Rant will remember I wrote a few columns recently about a pair of teenagers who were living on the streets …
They are still just kids, human beings deserving of a little dignity and a life that doesn’t involve sleeping under an overpass.
Just how compassionate a city and its people are isn’t determined by doing those things that are easy and require little effort or risk of failure. It is measured by how it responds to those who are in the most need – even if those in need have, in many respects, made bad choices that put them in their awful situation.
There they sit in their own limbo. Three teenagers – one pregnant – on the street, subsisting on the kindness of strangers.