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It’s a far cry from the position he was in when he first joined The Big Issue at the age of 25.
Adams was homeless and battling addiction at the time and he previously told The Big Issue that selling the magazine saved his life.
The Big Issue helped Adams get into accommodation and to manage the steps he needed to live independently, including everyday tasks like applying to get ID.
But selling the magazine also gave him the people skills he needed to forge his new career, Adams added.
“People at The Big Issue have bent over backwards to progress to the next stage of my life. They got me back on my feet and working again,” he said.
“Even with the work I’ve done so far, the experiences I’ve had on The Big Issue have put me in good stead because vendors deal with different adversities on a daily basis.
“That comes in handy because I know how to deal with these people and how to talk to people to calm them down and educate them about your job.
“Thanks a lot to all of my customers for all the support they have given me in the past.”
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