Angel Fox and Johnie "Demon of Love" Robinson create an updated "American Gothic" at the large encampment of homeless people near East 18th Street and Portland Avenue.
Angel Fox and Johnie "Demon of Love" Robinson create an updated "American Gothic" at the large encampment of homeless people near East 18th Street and Portland Avenue. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com
Angel Fox and Johnie "Demon of Love" Robinson create an updated "American Gothic" at the large encampment of homeless people near East 18th Street and Portland Avenue. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com

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