Marina V. Shifrin

The day Marina Shifrin became car-free; Credit: Marina V. Shifrin

A Car Accident Changed My Life … For the Better

There's a man I've seen near the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Vermont Avenue who kicks his right foot out sideways when he walks. His whole body faces forward, except for that foot. It's probably a misaligned prosthetic, but I like to pretend it's an empowered appendage. "Why do......