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Article connects homeless street comic with long-lost photos
Article connects homeless street comic with long-lost photos

For Times staff writer Catherine Saillant, an article led to a reader email, which led to a family reunion of sorts. Saillant wrote last week about Fernando Anglero, who lives on the streets in downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District. He’s known for his off-color cardboard signs that one resident told Saillant bring a “fun energy” to the neighborhood. And he uses social media to market himself, despite not having an apartment, computer or cellphone. He keeps close track of how many times his hashtag, #fernandolove, is used on Instagram. With his interest in the online photo-sharing site, it was perhaps fitting that Saillant’s article reunited Anglero with an...

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