I ran into this gentleman on Ocean Front Walk in Venice. He told me people called him "Grumpy" like the dwarf and when I asked him for a photo he happily obliged. "What do you want me to do," he asked. "Just be yourself," I told him. "I'm a thug," he replied and threw me this pose.
This picture is #57 in my 100 Strangers Project. Find out more about the project and see pictures taken by other photographers at www.100Strangers.com