Negotiations: Practice Exercise

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Opening Statement Ladies and gentlemen of this meeting I am honored and appreciative to have this chance to address you today. Niceville is my home and I want nothing more to than to see this great city shine and grow to its fullest potential. As we all know, Niceville has experienced a significant increase in the homeless population in recent times and this growth is affecting our great city. I myself, first in the armed services, and late as a homeless person here, know the stress and unpleasantness that comes with being homeless. I also know the joy and pride that comes with rescuing yourself from this horrible existence that no American should have to endure. We are only as strong as the weakest among us and we need to make sure that the weakest in our community are being taken care of. The Homeless Union, in which I am part of, has dedicated themselves to helping the homeless of this community in many different ways. Our food program, which has grown in recent times is an example of what can happen when people decide to take care of their problems on their own. The problem is that most people don't know how to take care of themselves. The Homeless union understands the unique plight of the homeless person and can speak the language these people understand. We can because all of us at the union were once homeless and have found a way to make an independent life for ourselves. In our discussions today I urge you all to consider our expertise on handling the
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