Tower Hermits of St. Simeon Stylites

Tower Hermits in the Inner City

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What merits more prayer than a large city?
Another expression of the Tower Hermits could be taking up residence in inner-city apartment houses.
I would advise, however, not to take apartments below the second floor, or above the tenth.
The first would be for technical reasons--how can one be a Tower Hermit if they lived on the ground floor?  The only exception I can think of would be a seriously handicapped person who needed a ground floor apartment.
The second is for safety reasons--fire department ladders and buckets usually go no higher than the tenth floor.

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