ocean park pier

“If there’s one thing I learned, it’s that nobody is here forever. You have to live for the moment, each and every day … the here, the now.”
— Simone Elkeles, Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry, #1)

Photograph caption dated March 1, 1927 reads, “Authorities today were investigating the death of John Lee O'Brien, 19-year-old Los Angeles youth when he fell from an Ocean Park roller coaster into the sea. The photo-diagram shows the point at which O'Brien fell from the coaster car and the dotted line indicates the path of his plunge of 50 feet into the ocean to his death."