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Note to Self –

When the task looks too great, and the trial looks too long, just remember:

By the end of the day…

We’re going to tell the story. And our stories will live for us. And they’ll give us some rest.

J.T.

Tia Chucha’s: The Friday Night Might

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While on any given night Los Angeles is home to nearly 4 million stories, it takes just one of those stories to humble one’s sense of place in the community. Last night at Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore was one such occasion for me; surrounded by poets, storytellers, musicians, and other activists from around the city for Open Mic night, I could only manage to get a few shots of the show before I just sat down and listened to the performers for the evening.

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