If you ran into this man at Dodger Stadium would you think for a moment he made his money holding a sign at the 405 off-ramp?
How about when you go to the store? Do you ever think the clerk who helped you pick out a bottle of wine lived in a garage? With a roommate?
People hanging on at the margins of the economy are beginning to occupy the spaces we traditionally understood to be the domain of derelicts. Cratchit-ville and the Favela are merging.