According to Ripley’s Believe It or Not, a man named Gregory Kloen turned a garbage dumpster into a small apartment that he keeps in Brooklyn, New York. There is sleeping space, a kitchenette, a flower box on the outside and an umbrella on top. I suppose one could learn from this how to turn a liability into an asset. One still has to wonder why someone would want to live in a dumpster. On the other hand, many of us have known many people who have lived surrounded by a lot of negative psychological and spiritual garbage in their lives.
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