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Listen closely (and carry a big stick)

Posted on Tuesday, September 5th, 2006.


Among the highlights of opening day in Portland was 93 year-old Austin West, who made his way to the MobileBooth with a nifty walking stick. He spoke with his wife, Dierdre Nice, about working his way out of homelessness through his self-published poetry.

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  • Amazing. I still have a signed book of poetry he was selling on the streets of the Old Port back in my college days.

    Comment from Geoffrey on January 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm - Reply to this Comment

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