Blade II and Fried Rice
Christmas Eve for those who have nowhere else to be
The teenage girls at a homeless shelter in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen call Janice Erlbaum “bead lady” because she always shows up armed with jewelry-making supplies.
For Janice, though, the craft lessons are just a pretext. She’s got other reasons for being there, especially on Christmas Eve.
Compromise about a bar mitzvah suit? Sure. About basic human dignity? Perhaps not so much.
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