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130-mile walk aims to shine light on homelessness in isles

By Marcie Kagawa / mkagawa@staradvertiser.com

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 18, 2012

~~<p>Abandoned and left homeless as a child, Ewa Beach resident Will Humble said he knows what it's like for many of Hawaii's homeless people and hopes to reach out to them by participating in a four-day, 130-mile walk around Oahu starting Wednesday.</p>
<p>As an 8-year-old, Humble and his older brother, who lived in Sacramento, Calif., were left under a bridge by their mother and were homeless for three months until being put in foster care. When he was 12, Humble's mother regained custody of him, but he again ended up on the streets for a few months. He was put in foster care until he was 16.</p>
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Abandoned and left homeless as a child, Ewa Beach resident Will Humble said he knows what it's like for many of Hawaii's homeless people and hopes to reach out to them by participating in a four-day, 130-mile walk around Oahu starting Wednesday.

As an 8-year-old, Humble and his older brother, who lived in Sacramento, Calif., were left under a bridge by their mother and were homeless for three months until being put in foster care. When he was 12, Humble's mother regained custody of him, but he again ended up on the streets for a few months. He was put in foster care until he was 16. Login for more...



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