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In the July 1983 issue of Life magazine, writer Cheryl McCall and photographer Mary Ellen Mark published “Streets of the Lost,” an in-depth article and photo essay on Seattle street kids. In the piece, McCall and Mark tell the story of a group of homeless and runaway teens—Tina, a 13-year-old prostitute with dreams of diamonds and furs; Rat and Mike,…

Breakfast death game: Bacon vs. Gun.

Boogie’s descent into a culture of chaos.

There is no normal police presence in the city, the kind that would make you feel safe. The only time you see cops is when there are five of them piled on a jeep with their assault rifles. But the firepower of gangs in Kingston rivals that of police.

One explanation for this photo might be that Guns N’ Roses had a day off during the Australian leg of their global tour in support of Appetite for Destruction, and decided to visit a wildlife preserve. Another explanation might be that, as sleazoid groupies and eight balls of coke began to lose favor within the group, they turned to…