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Meet Arielle Metzger: An Amazing 15-Year-Old Homeless Girl


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Meet Arielle Metzger: An Amazing 15-Year-Old Homeless Girl

By Noel Sheppard | November 28, 2011 | 00:36

60 Minutes on Sunday did an absolutely touching segment about homeless people living in cars and trucks in Florida.

One such unfortunate soul was Arielle Metzger, a 15-year-old girl with more self-confidence and pride than those carping and whining about what they're supposedly entitled to in Occupy encampments around the country (video follows with transcript and commentary):

[see video at link]

At the end of this fourteen minute segment, host Scott Pelley had an amazing discussion with Arielle and her 13-year-old brother Austin:

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Scott Pelley, Host: One threat to a family out here is idleness, so the folks that we met fill the days with every free and normal thing. After school, the Metzgers drive their truck to the library.

Arielle Metzger: 'Cause they've got the computers that we can use. And light and all that.

Pelley: I wonder what education means to you two?

Austin Metzger: It's everything.

Arielle Metzger: It is everything to us. I plan to be a child defense lawyer. If I focus on my studies, I have that opportunity.

Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2011/11/28/meet-arielle-metzger-amazing-15-year-old-homeless-girl#ixzz1ezmiDQu2
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