To many of us, social distancing is new. We’ve never been told to not hug, not hang out, not say yes to an invitation to dinner, and basically to not be warm-hearted. We have been disrupted, haven’t we? I, for one, don’t like it and I’m an introvert.
For many in the Dry Bones community, social distancing is not so new. That’s not to say that our friends don’t love hanging out like any other human. It’s just that many people that experience homelessness are socially distanced by default. Social distancing is a virus that has affected our world for years.
Through the years, I’ve asked my friends on the streets these questions: “What’s the hardest part about living on the streets? About experiencing homelessness?” They have responded