Polio: An Elusive Finish Line
Women wait to see the doctor at a health clinic in Soumousso, Burkina Faso in June 2016. Most patients there that day showed symptoms of malaria. Nearly 40% of Burkina Faso’s residents contract the disease every year, and it is one of the country’s leading causes of death. Sanou Rosalie lies with her baby, Sanou […]
Tianna Gaines-Turner, a former welfare recipient, still struggles to make ends meet with her family in Philadelphia.
After surviving four heroin overdoses, Heather Wetzel hopes she can stay clean for her daughter.
In January of 1982, in the midst of El Salvador’s civil war, photographer Susan Meiselas and I clandestinely crossed the border from Honduras to begin a reporting assignment behind guerrilla lines.
In March of 1979, the news of an accident at the nuclear power plant at Three Mile Island near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania sent reporters rushing to the scene, while some 140,000 residents eventually fled from surrounding towns in fear and confusion.