On Martin Luther King Day – the day about peace and justice – a visit to the Union 76 gas station and self-service car wash on Western Avenue at Marathon – the area known as Melrose Hill. Peace is there, sort of, in the murals. The artists are El Mac and Retna – and it will have to do.
Yes, the young man is wearing a black t-shirt with a giant white skull on the front –
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