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Dragon Slayers

On April 24, out on a field sandwiched between Mission Hills High School and Mission Hills Church, Interfaith Community Services hosted its Big Thank You, an event to thank supporters of the organization. The celebration wasn’t just a barbeque on a patch of grass — it had a medieval theme which resonated well with the 700 attendees.
From left, Brad Washko and his son Brad Washko Jr. dressed as peasants for the event. “We go as dragon slayers, so we take the snakes as baby dragons even though they’re old,” Brad Washko said.
Interfaith was founded in 1979 to help low-income, homeless and other underserved populations. Photo by Jason Land