In Dec. 2023, The B-Town Blog introduced a new cartoon series that profiles homeless residents regarding their experiences in Burien. 

Each resident has experienced the horrors of homelessness, and has survived harrowing and often deeply disturbing experiences. 

In Burien, the homeless are vulnerable, often harassed, and often targets of violence. 

They wish to be treated with basic human decency, and to find homes as soon as possible, and we are doing our best to share their stories. 

Below is the second round of illustrations, this time focused on “Sarah,” in what is the darkest and most detailed cartoon they’ve ever had the pleasure of working on.  JPT remains friends with Sarah.

Content Warning

The 8-panel cartoon you are about to view is a true story that contains a lot of heavy stuff, including discussions of rape of women and children, drug use, violence, sexual themes, language, sickness and suicide (call 988 to reach the suicide and crisis lifeline, or visit; it is not suitable for children:

JPT is an Artist who lives in Burien and is documenting the plight of local homeless people.

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  1. It is sad that people don’t realize that abuse is commonly learned from one generation to the next; you will likely parent the way you were parented.
    I feel horrible for the children.

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