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04/04/2011 02:19 pm ET | Updated Jun 04, 2011

Chicago Homeless Magazine Wises Up

Lance Bartel has never shaken a cup. Just two years ago, he was working as a chief on board for a rail company, monitoring customer safety and the trains' efficiency. With his wife, their household made $83,000 a year.

On March 18, 2010, his life came to a screeching stop, Bartel said, when a drunk driver crashed into and killed his 48-year-old, eight-months pregnant wife and two sons, at five and three years old. Bartel's unborn child survived the accident, but died 10 days after birth.

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