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Grace Before Dying - Lori Waselchuk, Deborah Luster, Lori Waselchuk
Grace Before Dying
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Lori Waselchuk's work documents the new hospice program run by inmate volunteers at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, a first-of-its kind service meant to comfort inmates who are elderly or fatally ill. Waselchuk's photographs explore how, through hospice, inmates assert and affirm their... show more
Lori Waselchuk's work documents the new hospice program run by inmate volunteers at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, a first-of-its kind service meant to comfort inmates who are elderly or fatally ill. Waselchuk's photographs explore how, through hospice, inmates assert and affirm their humanity in an environment designed to isolate and punish.Lori Waselchuk is a documentary photographer whose photographs have appeared in numerous publications, including Newsweek, Life, The New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times. She has reproduced photographs for several international aid organizations including CARE, the UN World Food Program, Médecins Sans Frontières, and the Vaccine Fund.Lawrence N. Powell is a professor of history at Tulane University and the author of several books.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781884167225 (1884167225)
Publisher: Umbrage Editions
Pages no: 120
Edition language: English
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3.0 Grace Before Dying
Quote from the Introduction: "This project is not about death. It is about life, its limits, and the choices made within those limits." This collection uses B&W photography as well as words to tell the story of the hospice program at Angola/Louisiana State Penitentiary.On the negative side, I didn'...
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