Thursday, July 30, 2009

What If You Can't Feed A Hundred?

Mother Teresa once said, "If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." For Sean and Kevin Dolan, a father and son in Houston, Texas, that meant getting to know Tim Edwards and creating the provocative website "Pimp This Bum" to do so.

Tim was an office manager with a home, a car, and a future but a long battle with alcohol and depression had dropped him under the I-10 overpass at Highway 6 in Houston, panhandling for money in a perpetual, semi-drunken haze for five years. But with the help of donations and the love and support of PTB fans, he has taken his first gigantic steps toward a new life.

Following a lifechanging stay at the Sunray Treatment center in Washington State, he's sober, optimistic and thoroughly enjoying life. He's been reconnected with his long-lost family, made countless new friends, and has given a face to homelessness around the world. Click here for another article about Tim, the pic above for more about PTB, and the triangular play button below to watch a moving 10 minute segment about his journey.

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