Twenty-One. That was the number Wilson "Punch" Pena thought he would die in the streets of Los Angeles. Now in his 40s, Punch reflects on a life of tragedy, struggle... and redemption.
Part of "America is An Idea, Not a Geography" — a digital zine about the culture of immigration, featuring films, photojournalism, and editorial focusing on communities most under threat by the Trump administration.
Created by Even/Odd | Presented by Lyft
Directed by Mohammad Gorjestani
Produced by Malcolm Pullinger, Kacey Hart, and Taylor Feltner
Senior Producer for Lyft: Ellen Page
Associate Creative Directors for Lyft: Shachar Aylon and Joey Manin
Line Producer: David Feld
Editor: Ashley Rodholm
Sound Design & Mix: Joaby Deal, One Union
Color: Jenny Montgomery, Company 3
Featuring music by Evidence
Special thank you to the Peña family
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