Another face of life Downtown

If you’ve got a moment, check out the post Eric Richardson just made called “Another World, but Still Downtown” about his experience trying to get some river photos this afternoon:

“The block between Mateo and Santa Fe is where the 6th street bridge elevates. On each side of the bridge access roads connect those two streets. I was walking down the northern access road when Mary (not her real name) approached me. She was a black female, probably 30’ish. I thought she was going to ask for money, and was prepared to avoid her.

“Instead she asked me to call the police. Blood was streaming down her face from three or four different gashes. I dialed 911 and when I finally got an operator I let Mary speak to her. I started to piece together the story as she talked…”