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With Memories Of A Comic Comrade, Margaret Cho Helps The Homeless

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Margaret Cho arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 64th Primetime Creative
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Margaret Cho arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 64th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 15, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Kirkland/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)

The comedian Margaret Cho has been busking around her hometown, singing, plinking on her guitar and nearly stripping to raise money for the homeless. San Francisco has pop-up restaurants, art galleries and shops, but Ms. Cho’s may be the first pop-up charity.

Through social media, she has notified fans, who brought coats, pants, shirts, shoes, blankets and lots of socks as well as cash, which she gave away at each event. Her ninth and final performance was on Tuesday.

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