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The Sunday night party is a repeat of last year’s event, when a group of about 80 men gathered in the Good Shepherd dining room to enjoy pizza, the big game on a big TV and the camaraderie of connecting with each other through sport.
There might be a few extra cheers for the underdog when the residents of Toronto’s Good Shepherd men’s homeless shelter settle in for their Super Bowl party.
In the downtown shelter, in the midst of a brutal winter, a lot of the men here have reason to cheer for the scrappy team from Philadelphia with a starting quarterback who was nearly rejected by the sport, says Andre, 44, a temporary resident and volunteer.
“A lot …