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Us & Them : Panhandling - To Give or Not to Give?

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Dave Mistich
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In Parkersburg, signs that discourage helping panhandlers are still up around town.

What do you do when a panhandler hits you up for some money? Whatever your answer is, what experiences or facts inform your policy for giving or not giving? People have strong opinions on this. With this episode we try to separate the facts, suppositions and ideology.


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