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A Technological Pursuit

September 24, 2012

Words: Jennifer Sandoval East of San Francisco past Pleasanton lies the small city of Livermore. The city is normally quiet and quaint, but at two in the morning it holds an urban legend. Just behind the Safeway supermarket, a pair of railroad tracks stretch onward, inviting those who enjoy ghostl...

Mending Hearts: A Sewing Project

Michael Swaine mends clothing of locals in the Tenderloin National Forest the afternoon of April 15, 2012. Swaine comes out once a month and offers his services to mend clothing for anyone who needs it. Photo by Gil Riego Jr.

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September 20, 2012

Written by Haley Brucato Photos by Gil Riego Jr. Michael Swaine sits behind an unusual looking cart in the middle of the sidewalk, as he mends clothing for free every month in a district of San Francisco that needs the most mending of all: the Tenderloin. With his brightly striped sweater that han...

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