A Critique of On Dumpster DivingAccording to Mayberry (2009) Lars Eighner, a graduate of the University of Texas, became homeless in 1988 and again in 1995 (p. 351). Some of the accounts from Travels with Lisbeth (1993), a book by Lars Eighner, depicted what he went through and what he found during his homeless state. A homeless person must eat and sleep but may not know where or when this might happen next. The human will to survive enabled Eighner to eat food from a dumpster, reach out to other for handouts, and sleep in places other than a bed with covers.
To Survive One Must EatThe majority of the population enjoys a breakfast from the comfort of his or her home. There are those that have no home and no idea where their next meal may come from. These people are considered homeless. In fact Pearce (2013) stated that officials around the country cited a lack of affordable housing as a factor in persistent homelessness. Nineteen percent of the cities ‘ homeless adults had jobs, including 22 percent of those in San Francisco (para. 10).
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