Conservatives have been preaching for years that a hand up, not a hand out, is the way to elevate the poor. The adage, “Give a man a fish and he can eat for a day; teach a man to fish and he can eat for a lifetime” comes to mind.
This beautiful, heartwarming story of a bond that developed decades ago by Laura Schroff and Maurice Mazyck when he was 11 years old illustrates this point precisely. Enjoy.
Welfare recipients get cash at bars, strip clubs and porn
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