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Chasing the Dream - Andrew  Grey

This too much for you?” The happy look was gone. “Real people can’t always afford silk shirts.” He fingered the fabric of the one he had on. “Or designer pants. Sometimes times are hard, and we shop at secondhand stores.”
“Look around. Half the people in here have probably been evicted or turned out of somewhere at one point in their lives. We work hard but don’t always have piles of money.”