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Take Two for May 9, 2013

Watts, Los Angeles, 1994. Three-year-old
Watts, Los Angeles, 1994. Three-year-old "Esperanza" named her pet pigeon after her wheelchair-bound teenaged uncle. He was shot by a rival gang member in a drive-by shooting.
Donna DeCesare

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