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    • Skid Row - US musician Billy Davis Jr., seen here serving food, was one of many celebrities who volunteered to help out at the Los Angeles Mission's Good Friday event on Skid Row on March 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Celebrities and volunteers joined together in giving something back to this community of the homeless, among the largest in the US, who were fed a fully-prepared meal and had the opportunity to be given foot washing and hygiene kits. Foot washing, a symbolic ritual of humbleness and respect derived from Jesus Christ's washing of his disciples feet at the Last Supper, was offered by the Los Angeles Health Center and  volunteers.
    • Skid Row - LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 10: A child dances to a live gospel music concert during the annual Good Friday Easter event at the Los Angeles Mission on Good Friday, April 10, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Nurses and Volunteers provided Easter baskets and toys to homeless children, including some 3,000 hot meals, 2,000 pairs of shoes and podiatric care for the homeless of Central City East in Los Angeles. Also known as Skid Row, Central City East is home to several thousand homeless people, one of the largest homeless populations in the nation.
    • Skid Row - LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 10: A couple listens to a live gospel music concert during the annual Good Friday Easter event at the Los Angeles Mission on Good Friday, April 10, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Nurses and Volunteers provided Easter baskets and toys to homeless children, including some 3,000 hot meals, 2,000 pairs of shoes and podiatric care for the homeless of Central City East in Los Angeles. Also known as Skid Row, Central City East is home to several thousand homeless people, one of the largest homeless populations in the nation.
    Skid Row were one of the very last hair metal bands to hit the mainstream before grunge took over in the early '90s. While the band's self-titled debut employed standard pop-metal riffs and generic lyrics (albeit to great commercial success), 1991's Slave to the Grind and 1995's Subhuman Race broke away from the pop-metal mold with uncharacteristically hard, thrashy guitars and unique songwriting ...more


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