Rebuilding

How to Kill a Person’s Spirit – Post-Sandy

For every day that a person with "special needs" due to a disability is "in the system" - I believe there is a danger that this person will fall deeper into the system. A primary and core goal should be to prevent that from happening, and to do that by erring on the side of…
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The Time In Between

We first met Turner in the People’s Pantry, a community relief center in Toms River, New Jersey. Housed in a cavernous 20,000 square-foot storefront in a suburban shopping plaza on Fischer Boulevard, the Pantry has become a permanent fixture of the community. Like many other middle-class residents in limbo, Turner first came to the Pantry…

Arriving Home

Looking back at this video is a scary reminder of exactly how I felt the day after the storm hit. We got evacuated the day before and we packed up our bags and our two babies and stayed at my brother-in-laws for the night. We had know about the storm for almost two weeks and…