08 Jul '11, 11am

Land of the freegan, home of the brave:

Land of the freegan, home of the brave:

When I see Deng a few days after our Upper West Side scavenge, she's wearing a large-brimmed brown hat that looks like a dainty version of Indiana Jones's fedora over blue-and-purple plaid Burberry earmuffs. The hat, she says, came from a glittery pink hatbox she found a few years ago on the side of the road. The earmuffs she discovered on the sidewalk this winter after returning home from watching a lunar eclipse. Her canvas bag, which says Campus Progress, was free from a student activist group she's part of. Inside the bag there is chalk, for her part-time job teaching English, a book she found called Happiness and the Economy, and an apple strudel a friend had given her instead of throwing out.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/cities/2011-07-08-land-of-the-freega...

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