We first published this piece in 2010 and looking back, it is worth repeating. 

The rebels I encountered roaming the neighborhood.

Chris Chiquillo has grown up on 24th and Hampshire.

Chris Chiquillo has grown up on 24th and Hampshire.  He was shot and killed in Antioch in March of 2015.

Potrero del Sol Skatepark

Potrero del Sol Skatepark

Loco

Loco

The last supper with my sister, Isabel, and her best friend, Maria.

The last supper with my sister, Isabel, and her best friend, Maria.

Eric and his uncle Carlos, both from Hampshire Street.

Eric and his uncle Carlos, both from Hampshire Street.

Little D at the skatepark.

Little D at the skatepark.

San Francisco Muni Nights with Devon on the 9-San Bruno coming home from the movies.

San Francisco Muni Nights with Devon on the 9-San Bruno coming home from the movies.

Francisco, also known as Amigo, is a regular at the skate park.

Francisco, also known as Amigo, is a regular at the skate park.

A man near Dirty Thieves, a bar on 24th and Treat Ave., saw me with a camera and offered to show me his San Francisco tattoo.

A man near Dirty Thieves, a bar on 24th and Treat Ave., saw me with a camera and offered to show me his San Francisco tattoo.

Danny the Barber-Mission Native

Danny the Barber-Mission Native

First published, May 30, 2010