“The madam of skid row”

A much less than pretty portrait of L.A.

L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez delights in keeping his readers in touch with the harsher realities of life in the City of Angels. Today, he offers an unlikely story of love and redemption. “She was the madam of skid row, a working girl whose brothel consisted of several Porta-Potties at the corner of Sixth and San Julian,” is how it begins.

LA Times

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