Glimpses into the soul

Four photographers examine the state of America’s soul. Click on the thumbnails for larger photo images.


“Like a shrine, this tree in Queens, near my mother’s grave, draws a crowd every spring.”

Copyright Sylvia Plachy

“A little girl encounters mystery in a bird’s nest near her home.”

Keith Carter

“Joy Chase, a nurse, combs Mary Lee’s hair at her home. The visiting nurses program in north Cambridge allows the elderly to live on their own longer.”

Nicholas Nixon

“The Blackfeet Pow-wow in Browning, Montana, is an annual celebration.”

Jeff Jacobson

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