News-Editorial: PHOTO STORY: Homeless: hdrinkbeer

A man who goes only by {quote}Cowboy{quote} takes a drink of beer while making a {quote}God's eyes{quote}, an ancient craft from the Huichol tribe of Mexico.  Cowboy, who grew up in Joplin, MO., has been making them since he was in high school.  He often gives them away or tries to sell them for beer money.  {quote}Most alcoholics don't eat food,{quote} said John Davis, one of the homeless who admits to have had problems with alcohol. {quote} The food soaks up the alcohol and it costs more to get drunk.{quote}

A man who goes only by "Cowboy" takes a drink of beer while making a "God's eyes", an ancient craft from the Huichol tribe of Mexico. Cowboy, who grew up in Joplin, MO., has been making them since he was in high school. He often gives them away or tries to sell them for beer money. "Most alcoholics don't eat food," said John Davis, one of the homeless who admits to have had problems with alcohol. " The food soaks up the alcohol and it costs more to get drunk."