Why the hell aren't there free public showers?
How are you supposed to say you care what happens to the homeless if you aren't providing this service? We're at a point where "not getting hired for hygiene" is just code for "we don't hire people who aren't financially stable enough already to have their own private hygiene facilities".

abusive childhood 

Like, not just the fully homeless, either, and it's not just jobs - I was ostracized as a kid for poor hygiene because I lived in a squat with no running water. I tried to poor as much bottled water on myself as I could, but you can only accomplish so much within that framework. Ruined years of my life. I might have at least survived better with that service.

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abusive childhood 

@V Same ostracization, different root cause: I grew up with a single mom living paycheck to paycheck after my emotionally-abusive "dad" left with his tech-sector income, and sometimes the water would be shut off for non-payment because the money just wasn't there. It lasted well into my late teenage years.

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