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Barefoot NYC Man Isn't Homeless

Veterans program secured housing for Jeffrey Hillman since 2009

(Newser) - Looks like Jeffrey Hillman's problems are a lot more complicated than mere shoelessness: The 54-year-old panhandler given new shoes by an NYPD officer and seen barefoot again days later used to be homeless, but has had an apartment in the Bronx secured by Veterans Affairs since 2009, officials tell... More »

Barefoot Again, Homeless Man Wants 'Piece of the Pie'

Jeffrey Hillman hid shoes: 'They're worth a lot of money'

(Newser) - The homeless man who recently acquired a pair of $100 boots from a police officer is already barefoot again. "Those shoes are hidden. They are worth a lot of money," Jeffrey Hillman tells the New York Times , after reporters caught up with him in Manhattan's Upper West... More »

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