Man who left college for homelessness will speak

Reservations are now being taken for a Tuesday, Sept. 9 program at the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission New Life Center that will highlight the struggles of the homeless. Author Mike Yankoski will speak at the center during a dinner program. Yankoski gained a unique insight into America’s homeless problem when he and Sam purvic, a college friend, chose to leave school for five months and live as homeless men. He vividly describes his experiences in the book, “Under the Overpass.” Yankoski eventually did graduate from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. more

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