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Orpheum theater marquee in downtown Los Angeles
Words on the Orpheum theater marquee try to bring levity to the current situation along the normally bustling commercial area on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles.
(Luis Sinco/LOs Angeles Times)

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Luis Sinco has been a staff photojournalist at the Los Angeles Times since 1997.