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Mocanu Grafian sells the Big Issue outside the Harringay Sainsbury’s. I am one of his regular customers. Yesterday three masked men stole all the money he and his wife had saved up to get them home to Roumania to see their baby whom they have not seen for six months. They also stole his passport. Their embassy will provide them with new travel socuments when they can produce plane tickets - Catch 22. I gather that the Big Issue is helping but I’m not sure how far that help will go. They have lost hundreds of pounds for which they have worked their socks off to cowardly rats who would clearly rather steal money than earn it. If you possibly can, please give a little money to someone who was close to despair when I saw him today and restore his daith in human nature - mine too, for that matter.
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