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The King of King’s Road (9)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (8)) Each night, the homeless man unrolled his foam pad and sleeping bag and carefully laid them with his pillow on the ground next to his shopping cart. The overhang from the building sheltered him … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (8)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (7)) Each day after finishing their chores, a group of the firemen at the Chelsea Fire Station gathered around a communal table in their locker room and played poker. On most days as the … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (7)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (6)) The firemen at the Chelsea Fire Station continued to bring their curious neighbor coffee and a muffin each morning. Most days, it was the only meal the homeless man ate. Whenever he … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (6)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (5)) After spending his Saturday morning sitting in front of the LK Bennett Clearance Store without a single penny having been dropped in his coffee can, the homeless man returned to his spot on The King’s … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (5)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (4)) The fashionistas began to queue early. Wearing floppy hats and large sunglasses to hide themselves from the casual observer, the trendiest of the trendy gathered in front of the store before opening time to gain an edge on the … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (4)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (3)) The coins began to accumulate as people stopped to watch the homeless man and his Rubik’s cube. By the early afternoon, the coffee can was half-filled with mostly 1p, 2p, 5p, and 10p coins. The … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (3)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (2)) One morning, like many others, the homeless man sat on the sidewalk near the fire house with his coffee can set in front of him next to a cardboard sign that said ” Please help me. … Continue reading

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