For homeless photographer Paul Hedlund, re-discovering his passion for his art has helped sustain him through tough times.
So has the opportunity to make a living by selling Real Change newspapers.
Hedlund participates in the Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project, a multi-faceted project that provides employment and other services to homeless people, who sell the organization's weekly newspapers.
The struggling artist also sells his photographs.
Supporters can give to the homeless by supporting the Real Change organization by donating or volunteering their time.
Real Change News shares Hedlund's story.
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