Liz Laflam

‘I take offense to the article’

My name is Liz. I stand on the bridge on Main Street by the Brattleboro Food Co-op. I take offense to the article.

Many people know me from there; they come out to go to the Co-op or their homes and talk with me. At times, they buy me food or give money.

We are not addicted and never have been - and no drinking.

I make on average of $150 a week and I am there six or more hours a day. Many of the people who live or work nearby know me, know my name, and know how different I am from the addicted homeless crowd.

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