Our series “A More Perfect Union” aims to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. We’re introducing you to two strangers who’ve come together to help the homeless. It began with a teenager’s passion to put a new spin on clothes from thrift stores.
While most teenagers are piecing together their weekend plans, Dillon Eisman’s life has one common thread: his sewing machine, reports CBS News’ Jamie Yuccas. 
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“What you wear really makes a difference in how you feel inside and I think that’s kind of what sparked my interest in designing,” Eisman said.
But the 17-year-old doesn’t design for himself or his friends, he takes used clothing from thrift stores like Goodwill and transforms them into trendy pieces for people who are homeless or just scraping by.
The Malibu, California, teen says the inspiration for this project came three years ago …