Yale graduate no longer homeless thanks to woman’s help

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The inspirational personal story of one person’s triumph amidst California’s homeless crisis and the “angel” that saved him.

California’s homeless crisis has touched people from all different backgrounds. But Shawn Pleasants’ case is truly unique.

The 52-year-old had been a high school valedictorian, got a degree from Yale, worked on Wall Street, and became the owner of his own business, before it all fell apart and he wound up homeless on the streets of LA’s Koreatown.

             
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