When I showed Bell Burch my work with my friends who was homeless, she said nothing at our two hour meeting. After I discovered she was an advocate for the homeless who got arrested two days before we met, i wonderd what she – and her friends – were up to.
I went to Safeway on Friday and said hello to employees who had bonded with my late friend, Hollis Williams. I was told there was a photograph of H in the office, behind customer service. I did not know this. I was moved. There stood three of us, like family, sharing fond memories.
When I checked out my groceries, Nancy recounted H buying jerky sticks that he titled ‘Steak on a Stick’.
Yesterday I talked to Aura at Safeway Headquarters in California about establishing a non-profit charity around my late friend, William Lee Hollis, who passed away in his sleep on March 8, 2012. She asked me to send her an e-mail. I did so after founding a Hollis Lee William Community on Facebook. After serving his country in the military, I did not want this unfamilied and homeless Vet declared an indigent and buried at the expense…
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