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Deirek Smith, 57, has scrapped metal for the last 10 years of his life, living from place to place. Smith, whose parents have both passed, has also lost two partners — women he’d been with for 20 and 8 years, respectively. He talks about blaming himself, and how he came to be at peace.
Read more about Deirek Smith at milwaukeestories.org.
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