posted on Dec, 3 2012 @ 02:24 PM
Originally posted by FlyersFan
Dollars to donuts .. he sold the boots on the street for a bottle of booze.
It's also possible he hid them like he claimed.
We don't know.
Having worked with the homeless there are codes for survival the average person knows nothing about. Similar to the hobo culture/codes during the
A homeless man walking around the streets in $100 boots is reckless, having the fact that you have those boots broadcast to the general public is
I once met a homeless man who did an interview about homeless culture and ended up getting his teeth knocked out by a group of other homeless men.
Either way...they were his boots and it was his choice.
If he wanted booze over the boots I don't see the problem.
The officer didn't give him those boots to get him off the street and kick his addictions. It would take more than that.
When you put money in a cup, you have to accept the fact that you can no longer dictate what happens to it.