Dr. Jim Withers has spent much of his time in the last 20 years dressed as a homeless man. Why would a man with such an extensive education do such a thing? To help those in need.
We often write this group off with words like "bum" and "lazy," treating them as if it is their fault that they ended up where they have. Although this might be true in some cases, many of these people have simply fallen on hard times and are stuck in this lifestyle.
It is clear that the world needs more people like Dr. Withers who are willing to set these misconceptions aside and do what they can for their fellow human beings.
To learn more about Dr. Withers and the organization that he works with, visit the Operation Safety Net website and find out what you can do to help.