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The King of King’s Road (16)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (15)) That evening the homeless man packed up his belongings and left the shelter. He did not return to his special place on The King’s Road. He was never seen in Chelsea again. 

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The King of King’s Road (15)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (14)) After the homeless man slept in the shelter for several days, the case worker approached him again to discuss his ideas for helping the homeless man. He suggested that they might first … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (14)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (13)) The next morning the homeless man awoke in the shelter, ate some hot porridge and showered. He returned to his cot and began to shuffle his deck of cards. As the other … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (13)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (12)) For the next two days the minister arrived every morning to visit the homeless man in the hospital and stayed all day playing blackjack with him. From time to time, the firemen would visit … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (12)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (11)) On the morning of the fifth day in the hospital, the homeless man regained consciousness and began to stir. The nurses reacted quickly and began to examine their patient closely, sitting him up and rotating him in … Continue reading

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The King of King’s Road (11)

(continued from The King of King’s Road (10)) The homeless man continued to lay in a coma at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. The nurses kept a close watch of his vital signs and meticulously recorded every change in his status. The … 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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