T.H.O.M.A.S. (Those on the Margins of a Society)
EDGES Magazine
Issue 14 - August/September 1998


Editorial Comment The Priest and the Politician
Tackling Drugs The Governments Strategy
Heaven is when you die Stuart shares his experiences of life
My Mum's Suicide My Mum took her live - a sad story
Tim's Stuggle Continues.. Tim's struggle with heroin and life
Happy Birthday Nigel Edges congratulates Nigel on his birthday
On drugs at 14 How drugs took over Michelle's life
I never thought this would happen How THOMAS helped an individual to get his life back on track by an anonymous contributor
The inspiration of my Life Moira's Alzheimers disease does not prevent her beauty touching her husband David's life
Injecting my groin The experiences of a mother on heroin
People can be unkind Tracy's experiences. Also on the same page are two poems; On reading Edges for the first time and Homeward Bound.
The Homeless Child The story of Lisa, a 14 year old child deserted by her father
Canadian Robbed in London Tim's tale of homelessness after being robbed of his money 2 days after arriving in London
Bishop reflects BishopVincent Nichols on forgiveness
The Romanian Orphanage & Addict and Is it really failure? How working in a Romanaian Orphange helped put a life in perpective followed byJohn Michael Hanvey who reflects with help from the experiences of Francis Thompson. (a Preston born poet who ended up on the streets of London addicted to Opium)
In the Shadow of the Millenium Dome Elaine shares with us what must be one of the most sorrowful times in any life - at her mother's bedside as her life ebbs away over the final hours.
Punks in Leicester Square The experiences of Darren & Monica.
Sad Statistics The number of drug addicts, the large rise in asylum seekers and details of the sad plight of many Romanies

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