Category Archives: Guest Blogger

It’s so cold in the D by Ruairidh Strange

Holy f*ck, It’s cold today. Did you hear they said it was warmer on Mars? Wow, my beard froze almost instantly! Who lives outside in this!? I could hardly stand the hour I spent walking around Ann Arbor while I … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger- Thomas Kokoszka #2

Leon was standing along Cass Ave when I approached him. He’s originally from New Jersey, but has been a Detroiter over 20 years. Mostly on the street. The immediate thing I noticed is most of his fingers are gone, just … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka #3

This gentleman didn’t want to share his name, saying he didn’t need anything. “I’m alright”. I monologed for a bit and he eventually said he’d take some food if I had it. He accepted a hat and long coat, then … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger.. Thomas Kokoszka -Dec 28th!

I met Thomas at a Burning Man newbie orientation in Ann Arbor and i am honored for his help with BWB this winter! small bow to you Thomas..your actions make a big difference to BWB and the people you meet … Continue reading

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Yale, Michigan Youth Group Helps the Homeless..ie.. in Detroit with BWB!!

Members of the Youth Group at the First Presbyterian Church in Yale recently assisted with a “Backpacks For The Homeless”program in Detroit. The group went to Detroit and helped fill 400 backpacks with food, clothing, personal hygiene items, handwarmers and … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka #4

This is Mike. He also claimed a steam vent for himself. “Been sleeping here one month”. I’m told the city warming shelter doesn’t open until January 5th. He got a meal earlier today from a local church. That’s his leftovers … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka

Thomas Kokoszka 12/11/14 at 9 pm. I-75 and Schaefer Hwy, River Rouge. Dark and 33 degrees. Brian and his girlfriend came from Charlotte, NC. After loosing his job, some drugs and a bad breakup, he found himself living on the … Continue reading

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