Aug 30, 2009-- They met on Boston Common -- two men with little in common. One a well-heeled, high-powered attorney, the other a street-schooled, often ignored homeless person. But every morning they would cross paths here in the park and over the course of several months, actually became good friends. How did that happen? You'd think after the weather and box scores they'd run out of things to talk about. And indeed, they did run out. "So I gave Robert a copy of a book I really loved called 'Water for Elephants' and we would talk about that," Peter said. Discussing the book became their way of connecting, and it didn't stop there. "It occurred to us that there was an interest out here that could draw people together," Peter said. About a year ago, Peter and Ron started the Homeless Book Club. (4634 reads)
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