Boy Whose Hot Dog Cart Was Shut Down by the City of Holland Now Homeless
Mayor says city took action after restaurants asked for “protection” from 13-year-old entrepreneur with disabled parents.
Several weeks after a city zoning officer shut down his hot dog business, 13-year-old Nathan Duszynski and his parents are homeless.
The family was hoping Nathan’s hot dog cart could help them through a difficult time. Nathan’s mother, Lynette Johnson, suffers from epilepsy and his stepfather, Doug Johnson, has multiple sclerosis. Their illnesses have restricted them from finding permanent, full-time work.
The family receives about $1,300 a month in disability payments, Medicaid and food assistance