In the spring of 1938, noted journalist and novelist Graham Green wrote of San Antonio that he had never seen such opulence set immediately next to such abject poverty.
Its easy to forget that this is the most economically segregated major city in the country. After all, if we are separated, we often can't see the hardships many in our community are dealing with.
That was certainly the case for Joshua Perez. He tells us in his story how some bad decisions, some hard knocks opened his eyes to San Antonio’s poor. And how they have become his singular focus.
This story was recorded April 3 at Brick for the Worth Repeating show with the theme "Tricentennial."