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OKC’s homeless puppet master finds solace in marionettes made from trash

 The Curbside Chronicle - USA 08 July 2019

With his hopes for the future dangling by a thread, Oklahoma City’s homeless puppeteer, Jack Howell, has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the street. As one of OKC’s few street buskers, Jack’s sidewalk puppet show is now a familiar sight. He tells his local street paper, The Curbside Chronicle, about the art project that’s brought purpose back into his life after separating from his wife and losing his kids. (1074 Words) - By Ranya O’Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor

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Jack Howell has found solace in creating marionettes from trash he finds in the streets.Credit: Whitley O'Connor


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