No place to call home
By Mark Bliss….
Army veteran Paul King struggles to find a place to call home.
Shackled with poor health and a sexual-abuse conviction, King has seen his life deteriorate.
Nearly blind and with failing kidneys, the 45-year-old King, who suffers from diabetes and high blood pressure, has been in and out of hospitals over the past eight months.
He lives in Peaceful Pines residential-care facility in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. The small facility can house 20 residents.
“I feel like I have been left here to die,” he said during a visit with his sister, Carol Christopher of Cape Girardeau.
Read the rest of the story, including the author’s interview with RSOL, in the Southeast Missourian.