Los Angeles is commonly regarded as a city people come to, but theres much more to it than that. For better than a century, its also been a place that people come from even when (as so often happens) they were born somewhere else. Indeed, L.A. is synonymous with personality, whether frivolous or tragic or profound. Here, we celebrate 10 Angelenos who, by dint of either action or circumstance, helped change the way we understand the world.
David L. Ulin
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