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Nick Cannon and His Twins, Emmy Rossum and More Stars Feed the Homeless for Thanksgiving: Pics!

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Giving back! Celebrities leant a helping hand to those in need on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving. Many were spotted spending the day at homeless shelters and soup kitchens around the country. The Los Angeles Mission hosted an outdoor Thanksgiving dinner with many star servers. Nick Cannon brought his and Mariah Carey’s twins, Roe and ...

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PopPolitics: Sean Baker on What ‘The Florida Project’ Says About the ‘Hidden Homeless’ (Listen)

WASHINGTON — “The Florida Project,” now in limited release, centers on 6-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Kimberly Prince) who lives with her mother Halley (Bria Vinaite) in an motel on the outskirts of Walt Disney World, two of a number of what director Sean Baker calls “the hidden homeless.” But even though Baker uses documentary techniques to capture a very real crisis ...

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For this homeless man, playing Union Station's free piano brings respect and an appreciative crowd

On most mornings, Matthew Shaver casually emerges from the packs of speed-walking commuters scuttling across Union Station and quietly takes a seat at the public piano at the heart of one of Los Angeles’ busiest transportation hubs. For 20 straight minutes — the maximum play time, according to the posted rules — Shaver takes over the keys, filling the atrium ...

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