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New Mural Arts Program Transforming Lives of Homeless Philadelphians While Beautifying City

CBS 3    August 2, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A new mural will be unveiled Tuesday in SEPTA’s Suburban Station. It’s creation is part of a new program that’s transforming lives.

It’s a same day work and pay program that’s connecting people who are struggling and in need of things like mental health services. It’s been such a success that they’ve had to create a daily lottery that decides who gets to paint.

SEPTA’s Suburban Station is being transformed. Murals are being painted on the walls of the concourse.

“If you’re having a bad day, this will brighten up your day,” said Darren Fant, who is homeless.

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