To homeless children sleeping on the street, neon is as comforting as a night-light. Angels love colored light too. After nightfall in downtown Miami, they nibble on the NationsBank building -- always drenched in a green, pink, or golden glow. "They eat light so they can fly," eight-year-old Andre tells the children sitting on the patio of the Salvation Army's emergency shelter on NW 38th Street. Andre explains that the angels hide in the building while they study battle maps. "There's a lot of killing going on in Miami," he says. "You want to fight, want to learn how to live, you got to learn the secret stories." The small group listens intently to these tales told by homeless... More >>>
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Eight-year-old Miguel, who drew himself in the tiny bed at his picture's right edge, tries to aid his father's spirit. His father was burned with matches, then shot dead by robbers, and appears here in bloodied work clothes covered with tiny flames. Miguel says his father was searching desperately for the warrior angels.