Tom Richardson, right, and Rob Frohlking founded a T-shirt company in Raleigh while both of them were homeless. Each shirt featured a single word designed to start conversations between strangers. Tom died last week at age 50.
Tom Richardson, right, and Rob Frohlking founded a T-shirt company in Raleigh while both of them were homeless. Each shirt featured a single word designed to start conversations between strangers. Tom died last week at age 50. Josh Shaffer
Tom Richardson, right, and Rob Frohlking founded a T-shirt company in Raleigh while both of them were homeless. Each shirt featured a single word designed to start conversations between strangers. Tom died last week at age 50. Josh Shaffer

Shaffer: Farewell to Tom Richardson, founder of Conversation Tees

January 31, 2016 03:56 PM

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