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Coats That Can Be Converted Into Sleeping Bags

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Veronica Scott, despite being told over and over again, that her project would inevitably fail, started a company producing coats which are dual purpose, and can be turned into sleeping bags.

She was at that time a student and only twenty years old.

Her company now distributes the products to the homeless and ‘down and outs ‘ all over the USA and Canada.

Moreover, people stranded in difficult situations can work on this project, helping to make them to be self-sufficient again.

Grammar

being told over and over again“: when other people keep on telling you something.

Words

dual: double.
double in other languages

down and out: a person without money and place to live.

Read by John Edwin Skelton