Homelessness survivor tweets journey from sleeping rough to writing books

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LONDON — A survivor of homelessness has shared his journey from sleeping rough in a park in London to finding success as an author.

Craig Stone on Twitter recounted the series of events that caused him to lose his home, his subsequent experiences of being homeless and how he eventually found permanent housing. 

1/ I’m going to tell a story about how I went from living in a park with a fat beard, to being an author. Here goes…

— craig stone (@craigstone_) November 24, 2016

Stone set off his series of tweets with an explanation of the events which transpired shortly before he became homeless. He says he was almost 30 years old, working in the city and was “skint”, single and suffering from depression.  Read more…

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