Homeless Man Drives Across Country Helping Other Homeless

It might seem counterintuitive for a homeless person to sell all his remaining belongings and drive around the country passing out coffee and warm socks to other homeless people, but Greg Staffa doesn’t mind defying expectations.”I know not …

It might seem counterintuitive for a homeless person to sell all his remaining belongings and drive around the country passing out coffee and warm socks to other homeless people, but Greg Staffa doesn’t mind defying expectations.

“I know not everyone will get it,” Staffa told HuffPost. “I think there are expectations about what homeless people are supposed to be doing.”

Staffa, 35, says he became homeless on December 18, 2009, after he was injured on the job at Northwest Airlines. He lost that job, and then lost his house in Farmington, Minn., to foreclosure. (Last December HuffPost chronicled his effort to save his home, which he said he was losing because he was fat.)

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