Oakton Students To Sleep Outdoors, Feel Plight Of Homeless
The forecast for Monday night is 44 degrees, but Oakton Community College students will be sleeping outdoors in boxes and other makeshift 'shanties' as they participate in 'Shantytown,' an event to raise awareness of the 14,000 people who are homeless in Illinois on any given night.
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#1 Oct 9, 2013
With educational credentials limited to the community college level, it's more than likely they'll be feeling the sting & stench of homelessness sooner rather than later!
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