"When I wrote of the experience of selling to people, I started to realize that I was really what was on display," Naranjo-Morse explained. She would sell items from a blanket on the ground, which gave her "the perspective of people's knees. Even that perspective changed how I saw things. People never bent down; there was always that separation. And when people were talking to us, they were talking louder.
"It was apparent that there was a certain relationship, and in order to sell, I had to follow unspoken rules," Naranjo-Morse said. She spoke of how she became resentful of that relationship and eventually decided that if she were to break those rules, she would need to find a way to support herself.