Homelessness | Learning to understand a man living homeless in Venice Beach
by Sophia Lee
Posted 12/11/17, 02:50 pm
John Simpson is a man I met while reporting on homelessness in Los Angeles: He’s 60 years old, about 6-foot-1, and has been homeless for five years. He has flushed cheeks, a belly that protrudes like a loosely tied sack, and a bushy beard nestled with three years’ worth of dirt and crumbs.