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Blessing of the Lowriders 2015

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“I’ve never owned a lowrider, car or bicycle. But it’s more than just the car or bike getting blessed. It’s the person that’s going to be driving or riding it getting blessed. The Tigers have Opening Day, the lowriders in Detroit have the Blessing of the Lowriders.”

   -Victor Villalobos.

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Southwest Detroit, Michigan

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Trees, homes, and (unpictured) graveyards. Roads worse than Michigan’s, but for historic and arboreal reasons. Open containers and parades by hire.

New Orleans is a place I’ll be returning to in a little more than a month. I cannot wait.

New Orleans, Louisiana