I Wish People Would Understand Each Other. That’s it.

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Images, Soul of America

America has an inner voice. A voice that’s been mostly ignored. A voice that exists beyond the opinions of right and wrong. And so I have set out to capture it on film. America’s very Soul.

In starting such an adventure there have been some definitive moments. In a 3rd Grade in Tucson, Arizona a young girl stood by my shoulder, and when it came time to sit in front of the camera she said ‘I wish people would just understand‘. When I asked her ‘Understand what?’ she replied ‘Each other. I wish people would understand each other. That’s it.

And with that she stood up and walked off. As if she had come from far off to say just those few words. To tell us how simple it might be. But of course hearing the words and the words falling deep and irrevocably inside are so often poles apart.

 

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