Ending Up on the Streets of Reno
King felt the casino work lifestyle was not for him, so he tried out being a cab driver in Reno for a decade or so, but now he says he's been jobless lately and on the streets for the past six months.
He's mobile with his backpack and depends on a quality tent he carries. “The other day I was out in the rain and didn’t get a drop on me,” he said.
Listen to King describe his journey below:
Looking for Security and Stability
King said it's hard to get around without a bus pass, without much money to spend. He says he takes a lot naps as he struggles to find his way again.
Photo, Audio and Reporting by Jordan Blevins shared with Our Town Reno