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I feel so lucky at times to be able to meet the very interesting people roaming the streets of Long Beach.
I was on my bike sitting on one of my favorite corners to shoot when I met this gentleman.
I didn't get a chance to get his name as our transaction was very brief, but all I know is, he moved VERY slowly, smelled like a Brewery, and spoke like Wolfman-Jack.
He asked me for a little bit of change, and I counter-offered him a dollar for a quick shot, and a short story, but because of his intoxication, all I got was this quick pose, and an additional request for $5 for Beer Money for 'me and my friends'....
I don't drink, so I try not to fund it. The dollar I gave him was for his time, and for me to take a clean shot. His choice to use it for Beer is exactly that, but I will not give more than $1, unless it's genuinely for food.
Also by Ahmed Roberson
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