The Virgin of Guadalupe appears on walls all over Los Angeles.
In East L.A., she rests near a poem that reads in part, “Think of where we used to kick it… not of where I was shot.”
At La Colmena mini-market off Avenue 50 in Highland Park, the Queen of Angels accepts food stamps. And on the side of a Koreatown market at Kenmore and Beverly, near Cesar Chavez Avenue, she watches crates of Coke.
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