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Brenda McKinstry: StreetWise vendor

“The familiar argument with myself on whether to participate in life or just give up and quit, begins. I decide to keep on living,” writes Brenda McKinstry. Since September 2013 Brenda has sold US street paper StreetWise in Chicago, Illinois, USA. In...

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Laura’s Law: “people without mental health challenges making life or death decisions for people with them.”Street sheet_Laura’s Law: “people without mental health challenges making life or death decisions for people with them.”

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