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Colorful, classic car culture

Photographer Javier Guillen is extremely proud of his hometown of East Los Angeles. Also an avid Instagrammer, he loves “capturing images that best represent” his neighborhood.

On Nov. 15 at the commmunity Harvest Festival, which Guillen says brings together different generations of people to enjoy and connect with local vendors, he spotted a display of classic cars in front of the “iconic” Edward R. Roybal Comprehensive Health Center.

“At first the colors stood out the most,” Guillen said. “But when I started to learn about the individual stories and passion behind each car, I realized it was a beautiful representation of the classic car culture in East L.A.”

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