Street Rats

In the Disney movie Aladdin, the idea of being a “street rat” was glorified as an honorable way of making a living, with a code of ethics and a comfortable life.  In reality, things don’t work out quite that way.  I’ve seen poor people on the street here in the Philippines and they don’t lookContinue reading “Street Rats”

Beggars In The Philippines

Beggars are a pretty common sight in the Philippines, but not all of them are what they seem. In the U.S. there’s a running joke that some bums are just bums part-time to make some extra money. When they’re done they go home to wash up for the night and get ready for work inContinue reading “Beggars In The Philippines”