Homeless man's joy at job offer
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Birmingham beggar 'saved' by job offer

A former homeless man has described his joy at being offered a job after begging on the streets.

Kriss Wilkes, 23, said he used to beg on Stratford Road in Birmingham and was so desperate he contemplated suicide.

He was given a job by Shezad Zaman, who runs a car washing business in the city, after he saw him sitting at some traffic lights.

  • 25 Jan 2018
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