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Poverty, defined differently for many people and it affects people differently, I just hope though that like the reflected innocence of the child people never forget about just being happy and appreciate what they do have no matter what your financial stability may be

"I came from Greece 52 years ago." "Do you miss it?" "I did for the first 15 years, when my mother was still alive. Before she died, that's where my mind was. Afterwards, New York became my home."

This was so cool for me. Yesterday I had the honor of being photographed by master photographer Jill Enfield. She uses the same method that was used to take portraits of soldiers back in the civil war. The process is called Wet Collodion, and involves carrying around a portable darkroom. After the photo is taken, Jill instantly uses a special mix of chemicals to develop the photo on a piece of glass.  Recently she’s used this method in a series called...

“What’s your greatest struggle?” “My sister and I are nearly 60. My mother is 83. We’re not destitute or anything, but we don’t really have a stash. So there’s not really room for anything to go wrong. And all of us are aging, so I have plenty to worry about. I’ve really followed my whims in life, which has been great. But while my friends were buying houses, I was travelling the world and having experiences. It’s been great, and I’ve seen a lot. But ..

Grandmother Badass from haldechick, 1950s. (Yeah, that's a knife.)

omg reminds me of a teenie beanie baby doll i use to own with heart glasses, so darn cute!