"Homeless, hungry 4 success": Man hands out resumes, gets hundreds of responses after post goes viral

"If you put it in your mind that you can do something, you will do it," says Casarez. "Don't let anything stop you."

Casarez told CBS News that for a while he'd been sleeping in his van while pursuing his dream, but he'd fallen behind on the payments, lost the vehicle, and resorted to sleeping on a park bench. He said he was an experienced web developer and, like a lot of people in Silicon Valley, was looking for work in the tech industry.

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