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Hidden homeless make do in the shadows of downtown L.A.'s luxury
Hidden homeless make do in the shadows of downtown L.A.'s luxury

Ammo lives under a bridge with half a dozen men, within shouting distance of Walt Disney Concert Hall. For the little band he calls his "children," he "tweaks" sunshades, tarps and even a leather couch to make cozy leans-to, including one modeled on a "Star Wars" X-wing fighter. He's also the designated "nickname-namer" for the crew, taking "Mo" for himself and calling his longtime partner in homelessness, Richard Finefrock, "Fraggle Rock." "I'm the luckiest homeless person in the world; I get to live under Disney Hall," Ammo said last week. Ammo and friends are part of downtown Los Angeles' other...

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