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"An Appreciative Visitor" by Liebe Gray

“If you waited till the sunset and if you looked just right--you could not look at the concrete and the fences and all you'd see would be the trees and the sunlight”

"Let's Live It, Let's Love It" by Tom LaBonge

“I made 120 cents, 1 dollar twenty, selling frogs for a nickel each.”

"Make it Happen, Be Riverly!" by Carol Armstrong

“Our goal is to restore respect to the Los Angeles River by creating a network of trails, parks, open space and community revitalization amenities so that we really celebrate ...

"My First Time" by Nishith Dhanda

“That day it was licking the top of the levee and I am standing there looking at this water and the level of debri that was reaching the tops of trees--it caught my imaginati ...

"I See My River" by Marsha Cifarelli

“Rivers are traditionally full of memories and full of joy, play and appreciation and special times, so I wanted them to have that...”

"Poetry on the River" by Mike the Poet

“Most of the barrios in East LA are along the flood plain. Before the river was put in concrete, heavy rains would put the streets a few feet under water. The same is true in ...

"Equal & Safe Access for Elysian Valley Pedestrians" by David de la Torre

"Rivers are traditionally full of memories and full of joy, play and appreciation and special times, so I wanted them to have that..."

"New Kid on the Block" by Maureena

"The kids said hey Danny can you swim? Of course I can swim he said. We dare you swim across the river."