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Essay The begging game Panhandling in the US has become a serious problem Its not only become a game to those who are starving without shelter and have no choice in the matter but to those who choose to panhandle These people may even have a family and a decent home but they may have little or no money This was the case for Dana the teenage girl who said that her mother was sick and that they lived in a not so nice apartment in Chinatown but it turned out she lived in a rather nice middle-class apartment building Once these kinds of people realize its an easy way to make money if you have the right story and you dont have to work too hard they continue to do it Panhandling may be considered deviant in our culture because most panhandlers lie about their situations and then use the money to go out and buy drugs andor alcohol Its as if they are almost stealing peoples money and sometimes they may get into peoples faces and almost force people to give them money However there are others that never do this For example Theresa just allowed people to drop money into her box but she was still dishonest She hardly ever used the money to help herself instead she gave it to her friend Shirley to buy drugs and alcohol with The money the homeless receive supports their living on the streets which is dangerous which is why it can be considered deviant It also doesnt motivate them into finding a job This method from telemarketers because they dont live on the streets and use the money they receive to buy drugs I think people can do whatever they want so panhandling should be allowed but there should be limits You shouldnt be allowed to go up to people get in their face and beg for money An example of this is when
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