Category Archives: Male

Flaco

CruzPreston-2

I was born in the Dominican Republic and came to the states at 4 years of age. I was raised in Washington Heights in New York City, then moved to Yonkers. I had a son at fourteen years of age, who’s about to turn twenty. Coming into the streets of Yonkers I got caught up…

Eyes

Eyes

On March 1, 2006, a boy was reluctantly driven off of his road to self-destruction.  He was forced to go down an unfamiliar road.  One that confused him, but gave him life.  At first this road was uncomfortable, scary, and its end seemed to be unfathomable.  This road opened the boy’s eyes and gave him…

Slang Man

SlangMan

May 17, 2005 – It was a summer night on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.  I got back to my crib on Clinton and Rivington after my nightly club crawl taking care of the usual customers.  I was relaxing, smoking, and fell to sleep – my phone kept ringing through the early morning, but…