It’s hard to imagine a life without computers or the internet. But that life is real for many low income families in San Diego., a nonprofit news website with a focus on community health in California, has been in City Heights following Trelena Thomas’ family as it gets a computer and internet service for the very first time.

Check out the first two installments of their ongoing mini-documentary series examining how the “digital divide” affects local families.

Part One:

The Modern Divide from robertknauf on Vimeo.

Part Two:

Bridging the Divide from robertknauf on Vimeo.

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Adrian Florido is a former staff writer for Voice of San Diego.

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