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We asked visuals journalists what they're thankful for in their jobs as a visual journalists. Here's what they had to say.
Joey stands before the wall of his bedroom, which displays the marks of his punches and a picture of his eight year old daughter, Violet. / Photo by Jessica Dimmock
November, 2004. Charlie, a drug dealer who slept in a hidden space behind a moveable bookcase, counts money from a sale. / Photo by Jessica Dimmock
January, 2005. Rachel stays in the bedroom of Jesse and Mike after her the arrest of her boyfriend, Lucky. / Photo by Jessica Dimmock
Natasha struggles for more than 45 minutes to find a clear vein to shoot up in. / Photo by Jessica Dimmock
Photo by Jessica Dimmock
Photo by Jessica Dimmock
April, 2005. Jesse waits in Joey’s room. It is difficult for residents to maintain meaningful friendships in the environment of the apartment because of the struggle each person must go through to obtain money and/or drugs. / Photo by Jessica Dimmock
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