Wayne Smith, 52, collects cans to pay bus fare and look for work. Smith, born in Texas and raised in Milwaukee, said he plans to keep to himself and stay busy working this summer.
About Edgar Mendez
Edgar Mendez is a beat reporter for the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, covering Clarke Square, the neighborhood in which he lives. Prior to joining the team at NNS he was a feature writer for El Conquistador Newspaper in Milwaukee, and a web writer/reporter for Scene262.com in Racine.