Office of Citizen
Rest in Peace,
Everyone I have ever met is so important and significant and memorable - Larry G
Submitted by Jeff Buster on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 22:56.
They say that the best camera is the one you have with you. It's true.
Carry a camera, and you are more apt to get the images.
When I went to my friend's gas station, there was Larry, reading the newspaper next to the desk in the office, with his glasses almost falling off his face.
I yelled "Hi, Larry", and he looked up - summer afternoon, in a trance, reading the paper.
Larry, the lifetime bodyman, auto-body-man. Bondo, primer, paint.
Larry, always without a mask. Breathing a haze of heavy metals, and lacquer solvents.
Always in a good mood.
Just after I took this image (July 2003) I heard a very sad story. It was just before Christmas, and Larry had put cash for his nieces in a few envelopes - but then accidentally put the envelopes full of cash in the trash.
We chased the trash trucks to the dump my gas station friend told me. We didn't make it.
A few months later Larry died.
That's this image.
RIP LARRY G
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