Jahvanni Gifford, 4, carries flags to place at veteran’s graves on Memorial Day at Bayview Cemetery in Jersey City. Roughly a dozen service members and thirty children representing various scout troops came together to honor the veterans.

Jahvanni Gifford, 4, carries flags to place at veteran’s graves on Memorial Day at Bayview Cemetery in Jersey City. Roughly a dozen service members and thirty children representing various scout troops came together to honor the veterans.


Eun Joo Kim says goodbye to her son, Theodore. She is in the hospital after having her water break at 30 weeks.

Eun Joo Kim says goodbye to her son, Theodore. She is in the hospital after having her water break at 30 weeks.

Eun Joo Kim kisses Theodore, on the cheek.

Eun Joo Kim kisses Theodore, on the cheek.


A R.I.P KY #55 sticker sits front and center on D'Ondre Robinson's helmet. Kylin Polhill, 14, died unexpectedly after collapsing during a pickup game of basketball. Lately, the motto of the Marist football team is 'Do it for Ky'.

A R.I.P KY #55 sticker sits front and center on D'Ondre Robinson's helmet. Kylin Polhill, 14, died unexpectedly after collapsing during a pickup game of basketball. Lately, the motto of the Marist football team is 'Do it for Ky'.


Platekill Clove, August 9, 2015.

Platekill Clove, August 9, 2015.

Rafal Rogoza enjoys a dip in a swimming hole at Plattekill Clove.

Rafal Rogoza enjoys a dip in a swimming hole at Plattekill Clove.


A couple share a moment after a gay marriage ceremony is performed. Eight couples participated after midnight at City Hall in Jersey City, New Jersey, the minute gay marriage became legal.

A couple share a moment after a gay marriage ceremony is performed. Eight couples participated after midnight at City Hall in Jersey City, New Jersey, the minute gay marriage became legal.


Elmer Ventura, as Jesus, carries a cross during the Stations of the Cross procession. Members of St. Joseph of the Palisades performed in Spanish and marched from one church to another down the city.

Elmer Ventura, as Jesus, carries a cross during the Stations of the Cross procession. Members of St. Joseph of the Palisades performed in Spanish and marched from one church to another down the city.

A woman marches alongside the stations.

A woman marches alongside the stations.

Elmer Ventura, as Jesus, falls to the ground as onlookers watch. Many wept.

Elmer Ventura, as Jesus, falls to the ground as onlookers watch. Many wept.

Elmer Ventura, as Jesus, is crucified.

Elmer Ventura, as Jesus, is crucified.

Many gather to watch.

Many gather to watch.


Ray Hoyt, from Mississippi, touches a name on the memorial. New Jersey's September 11th memorial, titled Empty Sky, is located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City.

Ray Hoyt, from Mississippi, touches a name on the memorial. New Jersey's September 11th memorial, titled Empty Sky, is located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City.


Hurricane Sandy took my car, cracked my phone and gave me one stressful, knee-deep-in-flood-water work week. It didn't stop me from taking a break and photographing my roommate's daughter go trick-or-treating.

Our block on Grove Street was one of the places to have restored power early on. Even though Christie signed an executive order postponing Halloween, Asha managed to sneak in an hour of lit bars and convenience stores. We got back just in time to meet Jersey City's 7pm curfew.

 

Calise Hawkins brushes back her daughter Asha Hawkin's hair.

Calise Hawkins brushes back her daughter Asha Hawkin's hair.

It's cold out. Asha is wearing both a turtleneck and jacket underneath her fairy costume.

It's cold out. Asha is wearing both a turtleneck and jacket underneath her fairy costume.

Asha takes her dog, Yoshi, out with her. Yoshi is also wearing wings.

Asha takes her dog, Yoshi, out with her. Yoshi is also wearing wings.

Asha enters a packed bar. Patrons offer her candy.

Asha enters a packed bar. Patrons offer her candy.

Some businesses are open, but their windows are taped up and mostly taking cash only.

Some businesses are open, but their windows are taped up and mostly taking cash only.

A clerk drops candy into her purple pumpkin head bucket.

A clerk drops candy into her purple pumpkin head bucket.

Other businesses remain closed.

Other businesses remain closed.

Asha enjoys her haul.

Asha enjoys her haul.


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