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Meet the Canadian helping 150 homeless people a day

 Megaphone - Canada 23 March 2019

Sixty-eight-year-old Al Tysick, better known as “Reverend Al,” has worked tirelessly for 30 years to tackle street homelessness in Victoria, British Columbia. The son of a homeless man, Reverend Al says the work is a way for him to connect with his late father. Through his non-profit, the Dandelion Society, Al helps around 150 people every day. He shares his inspiration with Megaphone writer Julia Kochuk. (806 Words) - By Julia Kochuk

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Sixty-eight-year-old Al Tysick, better known as “Reverend Al,” has worked tirelessly for 30 years to tackle street homelessness in Victoria, British Columbia. Credit: Devin Landis

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Sixty-eight-year-old Al Tysick, better known as “Reverend Al,” has worked tirelessly for 30 years to tackle street homelessness in Victoria, British Columbia. Credit: Devin Landis


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