There has been a lot of talk about people over the election season. Americans. Who are they? Who should be included? Who should be excluded? What does the new President Elect mean for some of us? For those who thought the debate would get better after the election, well, you were wrong. It got worse. Now it’s in the streets. Peaceful protest is the American way. The violent hatred is not.
I thought that I would let you meet some of the people I’ve met and had the privilege of photographing along the way. My way. As I started curating this little collection, I became more and more humbled. These people are real. They aren’t “talent.” They weren’t paid to be in my work. They let me into their lives. Even for just one brief moment.
They are all Americans.
Oh yeah. This is one alien among them all. I think he or she arrived in 1947. In Roswell, New Mexico. See if you can spot him or her.