Of all the problems Mayor Bill de Blasio inherited, perhaps none is as deep, or as tragic, as New York City’s record and still-rising homeless population.
Not every child will wake up on Dec. 25 to a mound of presents under the Christmas tree. Some won’t even wake up with a permanent roof over their head.
Every day the British actor passed a homeless couple outside his New York apartment block, often stopping to spare some change. And then one day, they were gone.