How Far Is Heaven: An American Family
Gelatin Silver Prints
14 x 11"
Series of 20-45
A document of a poor rural family. The series explores a family's survival in the throes of poverty. The photographs were made in various locations in New York State's Sullivan County, three hours northwest from New York City.
On assignment for Life Magazine, a story from this work ran as a photo essay: Getting Off Welfare, June 1982