From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part II: Pepe

September 14, 2011 by
Filed under: 11237, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn 

Pepe: Bushwick Brooklyn

Chris Arnade (who took the above portrait) writes:

Pepe was outside a corner bodega when I complemented him on his appearance. Eighty- five, a retired truck driver, he raised eight children in Bushwick. “The worst thing about being old is having to bury a child. I have done that three times. One was shot working the bodega, another passed from illness, and the third in the World Trade Center.”

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