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I’ve always thought San Francisco would be a cool place to visit and I had been told by several people how great the city is. So it seemed a good place to start the first leg of my holiday. To save money, I chose to use a Super Shuttle to get from the airport to my hotel. I’d been warned about the Tenderloin district as a place to avoid. Unfortunately my shuttle driver had to make a stop near this district so one of my first experiences of San Francisco was seeing the hundreds of homeless, mentally ill and drug addicts who sleep rough in this district. I’ve never seen this level of deprivation in my life. It’s not something I expected to see in one of the richest cities in the world and I’m afraid it influenced my view of the city. How can a city as rich as…

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