It is a very teachable moment.
This is not a new homeless community in Chapel Hill. It's a church group with a new project.
Twenty teenagers affiliated with Grace Church Ministries want to do more than sympathize with homeless children. This is "walking a mile in the other person's shoes" taken to a new level. In addition to the primitive sleeping arrangements, they haven't eaten all day. Their fast will be broken after 30 hours.
Youth Minister Steve Fleet explains the 30-hour famine.
See Wednesday's Tribune for the complete story.