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Humans of New York: The Syrian Americans #celebratephotography


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In the beginning of December, Humans of New York began publishing a series of photographs and stories called The Syrian Americans that will take you on a emotional rollercoaster. From Humans of New York:

Hey there. My name is Brandon and I began Humans of New York in the summer of 2010, shortly after leaving my job in Finance. (OK, I actually got fired.) I started HONY because I thought it would be really cool to create an exhaustive catalogue of New York City’s inhabitants, so I set out to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers and plot their photos on a map. Somewhere along the way, I began to interview my subjects in addition to photographing them. And alongside their portraits, I’d include quotes and short stories from their lives.

You can see what has been published so far from The Syrian Americans as well as an impressive archive of other works on Facebook and Tumblr


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