Homeless man says people see them as trouble makers, vagabonds or beggars

Mr Lee, who has been homeless for more than a decade, in now staying at the New Hope Transitional Shelter.
Mr Lee, who has been homeless for more than a decade, in now staying at the New Hope Transitional Shelter. ST PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN

SINGAPORE - He had been homeless for a decade, sleeping rough at void decks, in parks and even in carparks - but none of his colleagues had any clue.

Mr Lee, a 61-year-old who declined to give his full name, would show up at his dish-washing job at a restaurant neatly dressed, revealing nothing of his personal life.

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