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Photographer Lee Jeffries has shown that it’s possible by taking very expressive portraits of people. But not just any kind of people; all of his models are homeless men, women and children that he has met in Europe and the United States.

homeless women in America

A few facts Homelessness seven hundred thousand homeless in America: Single men comprise 44 percent of the homeless, single wom.

homeless black and white portraits lee jeffries 37 25 Incredibly Detailed Black And White Portraits of the Homeless by Lee Jeffries

Living in shelters or on the streets is likely to be difficult, even for a person whose brain is working normally. For those with schizophrenia or manic-depressive illness, this kind of life is often a living hell. The majority of homeless individuals with untreated psychiatric illnesses regularly forage through garbage cans and dumpsters for their food. A 1988 survey of 529 homeless people divided them into those who had been previously psychiatrically hospitalized and those who had not…

Nacio Brown photographed virtually all of the major anti-war and social protest movement activities in the San Francisco Bay Area