Photo by Katie Havard, 16, Beverly Hills HS

L.A. adventure
Living in Los Angeles without a car is tough, especially if you’re on a limited budget. One day this summer Katherine and Leira challenged themselves to get around L.A. on a $3 bus pass, with only a couple more dollars for food.

After a long day riding the subway and bus, they realized there are a lot of fun things to do in Los Angeles, even if you’re broke. They met weird people and revisited places they’d gone to as kids. It was fun without their parents because they could crack jokes theie parents would have found offensive and go where they wanted. It was great to spend the day with each other and just let loose.

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