boys & girls club

Club asks “Who do you want to be?”

By Alanna O’Rourke | When it comes to helping young people, Stephanie Postell isn’t looking for some newfangled, unproven approach. “The thing that makes us different is that we haven’t tried to reinvent the wheel,” said Postell. “We’re perfecting the wheel. We’re perfecting it,…

Homelessness in St. Augustine

By Shinavia Gore |
Pictures by Shinavia Gore

Seamus, a homeless man in St. Augustine, said he sees himself as a free spirit.

Seamus, who is from Pennsylvania, has been homeless since he was 19 years old. “This year will be 24 years,” he said. “Too long.”

He said he originally became homeless because of his drug addiction to cocaine. “It screwed my life up,” he said.