Tom Lawson and John Dwyre walk away from the Lula Bowl, a section of skatepark built at the top of a hill as a tribute to a dead dog, Lula.
John Dwyre skates the Lula bowl with Sinbad the pit bull in chase.
John Dwyre racks up balls on the pool table in the Pabst House at Skatopia.
John Dwyre skates the Lula Bowl at Skatopia in Rutland, Ohio.
Timothy Tice, Shawn Martin, and Tom Lawrence relax.
Timothy Tice watches over the Skatopia commune.
Trina Mcafee smokes a cigarette. She tells me about her kids that she doesn't see anymore, her struggle with Schizophrenia, Bi-Polar disorder, abuse, and homelessness. She says she is dressed for a job interview at a fire station, and that she's having a good day.
Trina Mcafee stands near a memorial she built for her unborn "daughter" and listens. She says she can feel her there and knows she was a girl despite not being told by doctors.
Trina Mcafee reads off the numbers on her feet; the phone number of a family member in case she turned up in jail or rehab without info, she calls them her "bail numbers."
Trina Mcafee packs up some of her belongings in her house.
The gate to Skatopia sits in the woods of Rutland, Ohio