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“Open Your Mouth …

“Open Your Mouth …

by Lisa Ellison Editor … judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy.” (Proverbs 31:9) Last month we posted a short article about a documentary called, ““Misunderstood: The Voice Behind the Cardboard,”created by four students in the Master of Social Work program at East Carolina University. With a goal of raising awareness of panhandlers in […]


Short Film Shows Hardships of Panhandlers

by Guardian staff Four students in ECU’s Master of Social Work program have created a film to raise awareness of panhandlers in Greenville. The 30-minute video, “Misunderstood: The Voice Behind the Cardboard,” presents public perceptions of panhandlers, ranging from sympathetic to antagonistic, through video-recorded interviews with community members. The realities of homelessness, substance abuse and disabilities […]


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