2 Paycheques Away.. unlocks new perceptions of spirited and resilient individuals from the DTES by sharing their stories as told during their visit to the barber.
Roberto lost his sense of smell when a grenade detonated near him during his home country of El Salvador’s civil war. He moved to Vancouver in '83. After a life of hardships, he always keeps smiling.
Marcel, originally from Ottawa but living in Vancouver since '91, had retired with a pension but soon found himself short on money and long on free time. Now he’s using resources around him on the DTES, like resume building classes and Working Gear, to get back into the workforce.