He wakes up every morning, grabs his worn out cart, and sets off to earn his meal, in order to maintain his life. In tattered clothes and worn out boots, he staggers through the alleys of the city. Using his cart as a crutch, the old man painfully stoops and picks up his money—tossing it into his cart, he goes about his business. To an average person, poverty would well define this old man’s...
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Hello everyone. As you can see I changed the look of my blog (again). I looked at Tumblr’s free themes and narrowed it down to two, and decided upon the Cavalcade Theme. I hope you like it. Let me know what you think or if you have any recommendations (I’m limited on my HTML abilities, so don’t expect too much) Cheers!
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