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Living on the street
Living on the street

The "Out Here" editorial Wednesday by Carla Hall on Farhad Alexander-Alizadeh — the 57-year-old man parked in an RV in front of her Brentwood condo building — and residents' efforts to have his vehicle removed from their street spurred some readers to share their own interactions with the homeless. They expressed heartfelt concern, proposed solutions and even told of some efforts underway to help Alexander-Alizadeh. In short, they wrote of the homeless as actual people who deserve our help, not as nuisances to be shooed away somewhere else. —Paul Thornton, letters editor Genie Saffren of Los Angeles tells of her own experiences with a homeless neighbor...