My field trip to the Osgood law soup kitchen was truly an eye opening experience. After this trip, I took time to think about the preconceived notions I had of those who are less fortunate or as they are commonly referred to by most of society, homeless or bums. As probably most people do, when I thought of those who are homeless and or in need of food, the same stereotypical image and associated smell come to mind. The ragged/dirty clothes and bad smell is what I would commonly associate with the word homeless or bum. However, on this field trip, all that I thought I knew about p...
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...s -- the last, the least, the littlest (Mahony, 1998). I believe that we as responsible members of a society are morally obligated to ensure that all members of society regardless of race, sexuality or social status are given a helping hand when needed.
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