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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Dignity: A Veteran's Story

February 3, 2012

Jon Dye recently shared his story with the City Council. He is a homeless veteran.

According to some estimates, there are more than 100,000 homeless veterans in America. This is a national disgrace.

Mr. Dye spoke eloquently of his own journey, and of the need for programs that offer people a hand up.

Today, he is getting the help he needs through Bud Clark Commons.