Tales from the ARVInn, 2

by: Robert Nalley | Complete Story | Last updated May 31, 2024

Chapter 48
ARVInn: World--The Rescuer

Chapter Description: There are always those who need help. There are also those dedicated to giving that help. This is the story of one whose selflessness helped many.

Tales from the ARVInn--The Rescuer  


There have always been those who live outside of society.  Lost children, orphans, the abandoned and neglected have in many lands and times have had their little corners in which they seek survival.  Some survive and thrive, others do not.  These have long been a place where criminal activity becomes a means of making a living and where drugs have been a major influence.

For those affected by the AR Virus, there are also those who end up outside the main channels, who are the lost and disadvantaged in society.  These individuals ended up in this situation from many causes.  Some suffered from mental illnesses, while others were simply abandoned and rejected by their families and friends in the early confusion and never sought out a better way of living.  Others were already among the homeless and rejected and went back to it when released from medical care.  Some were poorly cared for and suffered the mental regression effect to some degree.  There were also those who were already criminals and saw no reason to change their mode of living.

People in these situations often come together in a gang or quasi-family grouping, for protection and to share resources.  These groups offer a security which is lacking to individuals. 

Ronald Emmers was a social worker in St. Louis, MO, when the virus first appeared there.  He had been involved with young people, trying to help abandoned and neglected children, runaways and others, for the past six years.  He knew of the problems they had and the prevalence of drugs and alcohol in their lives.  When victims of the virus began to appear in these groups, they often were often trying to pass as young people in order to hide something in their past or to gain protection they lacked otherwise.  Ron, as he got to know them, began to help them find more appropriate ways to cope, as they were actually adults.

Read the remainder here:  Tales from the ARVInn--The Rescuer (mediafire.com)



End Chapter 48

Tales from the ARVInn, 2

by: Robert Nalley | Complete Story | Last updated May 31, 2024


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