Begging
Begging or panhandling is the practice of imploring others to grant a favor, often a gift of money, with little or no expectation of reciprocation. Beggars may be found in public places such as transp...
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When technology helps the beggar!!
When technology helps the beggar!!
FAKE HOMELESS MAN EXPOSED!
I heard this guy wasn't really homeless so we investigated him. For the first time, I'm bringing out my "20/20 slash Dateline" personality! lol. I WAS SHOCKED.
Definitely one of the best people in the world...
A 99 year old who lost most of his hearing in WW II is traveling 25 km by foot each day to...
Mendicant
A mendicant (from Latin: mendicans, "begging") is one who practises mendicancy (begging) and relies chiefly or exclusively on charitable donations to survive. In principle, mendicant religious ord...
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Definitely one of the best people in the world...
A 99 year old who lost most of his hearing in WW II is traveling 25 km by foot each day to...
The Prince and the Princess in the Forest
The Prince and the Princess in the Forest is a Danish fairy tale collected by Evald Tang Kristensen (1843–1929) in Æventyr fra Jylland (Danish, "Tales from Jutland") in 1881. Andrew Lang included it i...
Eadburh
Eadburh (Old English: Ēadburh), also spelled Eadburg, (fl. 789-802) was the daughter of King Offa of Mercia and Queen Cynethryth. She was the wife of King Beorhtric of Wessex, and according to Ass...
Francesco (film)
Francesco is a 1989 docu-drama relating in flashback St. Francis of Assisi's evolution from rich man's son to religious humanitarian and finally to full-fledged saint. The film was based on Hermann H...
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The Flowers of St. Francis
The Flowers of St. Francis (in Italian, Francesco, giullare di Dio, or "Francis, God's Jester") is a 1950 film directed by Roberto Rossellini and co-written by Federico Fellini. The film is based on...
Hongwu Emperor
The Hongwu Emperor (Chinese: 洪武帝; pinyin: Hóngwǔdì; 21 October 1328 – 24 June 1398), also known by his given name Zhu Yuanzhang (朱元璋) and his temple name Ming Taizu (明太祖, "Great Ancestor of t...
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Ryan Larkin
Ryan Larkin (July 31, 1943 – February 14, 2007) was a Canadian animator, artist, and sculptor who rose to fame with the psychedelic Oscar-nominated short Walking (1968) and the acclaimed Street Musiqu...
Bankei Yōtaku
Bankei Yōtaku (盤珪永琢, 1622-1693) was a Japanese Rinzai Zen master, and the abbot of the Ryōmon-ji and Nyohō-ji. He is best known for his talks on the Unborn as he called it. According to D. T. Suz...
Pappenheimer family
The Pappenheimer family was tried and executed for witchcraft in 1600 in Bavaria, Germany. The case is taken as an example of the torture used in witch trials, as it is unusually well documented.
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Prayer of Saint Francis
The Prayer of Saint Francis, also known as Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace is a Christian prayer. Attributed to the thirteenth-century saint Francis of Assisi, the prayer in its present form can...
Catholic spirituality
Catholic spirituality is the spiritual practice of living out a personal act of faith (fides qua creditur) following the acceptance of faith (fides quae creditur). Although all Catholics are expected ...
Valerie Solanas
Valerie Jean Solanas (April 9, 1936 – April 25, 1988) was an American radical feminist writer who is best known for the SCUM Manifesto, as well as the attempted murder of artist Andy Warhol.She was b...
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Little Flowers of St. Francis
The Little Flowers of St. Francis (Italian Fioretti di San Francesco) is a florilegium (excerpts of his body of work), divided into 53 short chapters, on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi which was ...
Maxwell Bodenheim
Maxwell Bodenheim (May 26, 1892 – February 6, 1954) was an American poet and novelist. A literary figure in Chicago, he later went to New York where he became known as the King of Greenwich Vil...
Alexius of Rome
Saint Alexius or Alexis of Rome or Alexis of Edessa was an Eastern saint whose veneration was later transplanted to Rome. The relocation of the cult to Rome was facilitated by the belief that the sai...
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Bampfylde Moore Carew
Bampfylde Moore Carew (1693–1759) was an English rogue, vagabond and impostor, who claimed to be King of the Beggars.
He was the son of Reverend Theodore Carew, rector of Bickleigh. The Carews wer...
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Lucy Barker
Lucy Barker is a fictional character that appears in some versions of the story Sweeney Todd.
In the original legend and in the earliest melodramas and plays, Sweeney Todd has no wife or backstory...
Semimaru
Semimaru also known as Semimaro (蝉丸) was a Japanese poet and musician of the early Heian period. His name is recorded in the Ogura Hyakunin Isshu, but there are no historical accounts of his pedig...
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Biofilo Panclasta
Vicente Rojas Lizcano (Chinácota, Colombia, 1879 – Pamplona, Colombia, 1943), known as Biófilo Panclasta, was a political activist, writer, and Colombian individualist anarchist. In 1904 he began to u...
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Arnaeus
Arnaeus is a character in Greek mythology.
Irus (also Iros; Greek: Ἶρος) was a nickname given to Arnaeus (Greek: Ἀρναῖος) the beggar due to his willingness to run messages for the Suitors of Penel...
Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi; born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father; 1181/1182 – October 3, 122...
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Indio Mariano
Indio Mariano was an Indigenous rebel against Spain in 1801 in Tepic, Nueva Galicia, now in the Mexican state of Nayarit.
With the arrival of the Bourbons on the throne of Spain in 1701 came a per...