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CNN Hero Dr. Jim Withers

May 27, 2015

YouTube video Thomas Bolduc

Pittsburgh (CNN)—Dr. Jim Withers used to dress like a homeless person. On purpose.

Two to three nights a week, he rubbed dirt in his hair and muddied up his jeans and shirt before walking the dark streets of Pittsburgh, searching for the very people he was trying to emulate.

Withers wanted to connect with those who had been excluded from his care.

Read more at http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/07/us/cnn-heroes-homeless-doctor-jim-withers/index.html?fb_action_ids=10206605443714330&fb_action_types=og.shares

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