Summary Of Lars Eighner's On Dumpster Diving

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Lars Eighner’s “On Dumpster Diving” was hard for me to relate to as I have never been homeless, fortunately, nor dumpster dived, but when my family came back to America, we were very poor. During the first few months back, my mom didn’t have a job yet so we lived off of the money my dad got from his disabilities. Most of the furniture in our house was acquired during that time, so nothing matches since everything was either cheap or free. There were even times where we had to go food pantries because we couldn’t afford groceries. Luckily, this period of hardship didn’t last too long since my mom got her job. The mixed-matched furniture I see everywhere in my house is a reminder that things do get

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