He called me Gatekeeper.We were reading Kafka’s “Before the Law,” one of the first stories we read in our three week course at Eckerd College, where a doorkeeper was one of the main figures.…
Author: Hailey Escobar
Hailey Escobar graduated from Eckerd College in 2015 with a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Arts with a focus in Creative Writing and Film Studies. She is now a freelance writer, screenwriter, actress and has also been a part of several film projects. A Florida native, she hopes to make her own impact on the world bringing new and innovative stories to life while also sharing inspiring stories from around the world.
A man walks along the side of the road with a cardboard sign asking for help from the cars rushing by. Most of the time, no one pays him any attention and if they do, they turn their heads away. This man is one of the estimated 100 million homeless people in the world. He’s one of the 1.6 to 3.5. million homeless in the United States on any given day. However, artist Trent Dion Soto is bringing a new voice to people like that man on the street with his new short documentary "Among the Discarded."