Wednesday, December 28, 2011

National Homeless Person's Memorial Day celebrated in Ocean County

A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday night at the Cedar Bridge Avenue encampment known as Tent City to remember all the local homeless who have died, said Steve Brigham, a minister and founder of the encampment.
Wednesday was National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day. More than two dozen people — some from Tent City, but others from outside the community — attended the service.
Among the people remembered was Nina Rogala, 68, who was known as the “mother of the camp.” A native of Poland, Rogala’s body was discovered Dec. 14 when a camper went to her tent…
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