Lanny McBroom used to be an educator. "I worked with high school kids," he said.

Mission Local walks the streets of the Mission to capture portraits of its residents. This is the first of an ongoing photo series on the people of the Mission. 

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Marta came from Zaragoza, Spain to master her English but everyone she speaks to wants to practice Spanish. After just a few months in the Mission, she already feels at home. In her free time she can be found reading books, watching movies, roller skating or just enjoying a good meal, an interesting conversation or a sunny walk around the neighborhood.

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    1. No, that’s (I know him by name but not sure he wants everyone to know it) and he sits at either 23rd or 24th and Mission. He is very polite and never bothers anyone. He has a story to tell like most people in this world, but I have never seen him drinking.

  1. In reference to your Mission Local article of July 5, 2013: I recently saw the article about Lanny McBroom.
    I used to work with Lanny years ago before he started teaching. I remember him as a very interesting
    and intelligent young man. It is hard to believe that the man in the photo is Lanny. I can’t imagine
    him in that condition. I remember his wife and baby daughter; they were a very loving and hospitable
    family. I hope things have improved for him.

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