Comments for: Portland struggles with ‘explosion’ of panhandlers

Posted July 14, 2013, at 7:01 a.m.
Last modified July 14, 2013, at 12:02 p.m.

PORTLAND | On a recent afternoon, a man stood on a median strip holding a cardboard sign. “Homeless, hurtin & hungry. God bless. Anything helps.” Bearded, wearing glasses and a Red Sox shirt, he was in the middle of busy Forest Avenue and Marginal Way during 5 p.m. traffic …

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