NYC Homeless Get One-Way Vacations
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Here is an excerpt from The Globe article:
“Since 2007, the city has quietly arranged airfare or bus tickets – one-way – for 550 homeless families. They have been sent as far away as India, Russia and Peru, although the bulk have been dispatched southward, to Florida and Puerto Rico..."
“Hey Honey, round up the younguns! I’m finally gonna take the family to Puerto Rico…pack EVERYTHING!”
If only other states and countries would provide reciprocation, we could have a world-wide timeshare arrangement for the homeless?! This would work even better if Bloomberg would just provide a fraction of that $52,000 as pocket change for the New York expatriates. Read more here...