Street shooting Downtown Boston - As I passed this guy I noticed he was pulling discarded cigarette butts apart and collecting tobacco on an empty tobacco bag. I stopped to asked him if I could take a few shots of what he was doing and he asked me if I could give him money. I told him I was out of work and I did not have anything for him unfortunately. I took this as my cue to leave him alone and as I started to walk away he called me back over and said, "As long as I can do what I gotta do, you do what you gotta do."
So I took a few shots while he is focused on unrolling butts, dumping the contents onto his bag and while doing so he asks, "You know I am Native American, right?" "My Indian name is Crazy Bear" "You know why they call me Crazy Bear", said Crazy Bear with a maniacal look in his eyes. I answered "because you are crazy?" "Yes, that's right, but not as crazy as when I have been drinking." Crazy bear was trying to scare me away.
I continued to take photos while he asked wh ...
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