Juan Garcia, Corn on the cob street vendor

An interview with Juan Garcia, a local street vendor who sells corn on the cob during COVID

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Vendors in Los Angeles who do not have access to government assistance have a higher susceptibility to being infected by COVID-19; they are forced to leave their homes to make a living in a place where federally provided financial relief is sparse. Margarita Gonzalez speaks with Juan Garcia, an corn seller who has to go out to work to support his family even with the risk of being infected with COVID.

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"Until now I haven't received anything [government aid], and well, you just have to work where you can and try to find a way." — Juan Garcia