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"Hydrant: In the Air," 1963 — "It's significant because it shows us. We were not allowed to go to the public pools. So we opened our hydrant and we cooled ourselves off. But when I saw it and photographed it I made it more than just poor people turning on a hydrant. I'm very proud of that image. And it says a lot to my community. Hopefully when you look at my image you don't see poor people." Hiram Maristany/ Smithsonian American Art Museum hide caption

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#19 Eric Dorsey, 41 y/o 2/5/16 at 8:54am 3900 Penhurst Ave. This image is part of artist Amy Berbert's series Stains on the Sidewalk, where she photographs the space where someone was killed in Baltimore on the one year anniversary of their death. Courtesy of Amy Berbert hide caption

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'Stains On The Sidewalk': Photographer Remembers Year Of Murders In Baltimore

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Dad called these "his and hers chairs." He would sit beside Mom, his partner and wife of 34 years, as they got their weekly chemotherapy treatments. Howie Borowick had just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and wife Laurel was in treatment for breast cancer for the third time. For him, it was new and unknown. For her, it was business as usual, another appointment on her calendar. Nancy Borowick hide caption

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Our Last Year Together: What My Camera Captured As My Parents Died Of Cancer

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President Trump signs executive orders on tax reform alongside Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia, and Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., at the Treasury Department April 21. Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times hide caption

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Artist William Christenberry at his home in Washington, D.C., in 2015. Christenberry died Monday at the age of 80. Greg Kahn/GRAIN for The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Christenberry explains his fascination with Sprott church

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Fati Abubakar takes her camera and goes searching for bitsofborno — people who show how life goes on in the troubled northeast of Nigeria. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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Who's The Woman With The Camera Chasing Smiles And Styles In Nigeria?

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Gloria, 13, of Oaxaca, Mexico, holds a duck at home. Sexually abused by her father, she became a mother at the age of 12. Christian Rodrí­guez/Getty Images Instagram Grant Recipient 2016 hide caption

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"The Soiling of Old Glory" was taken on April 5, 1976, during the Boston busing desegregation protests. Stanley Forman/Boston Herald American hide caption

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Life After Iconic 1976 Photo: The American Flag's Role In Racial Protest

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