Homeless woman advises: Keep on living and moving forward

Veterans Connection

Someone once said about Rosa: “Her possessions have a place to live, but she doesn’t.”

Although Rosa is homeless, she is in a place that I think we would all like to be. Let me explain.

As a volunteer at Gold Coast Veterans Foundation, I was asked to help Rosa relocate items in her storage unit. She is an 82-year-old widow of a World War I veteran, one of only about 1,000 surviving WWI widows in the country. Because she doesn’t want her family to know that she sleeps some nights in her...

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