Scott Haren and Ben Harris met in a support group for people with Lou Gehrig's disease. They speak together: Scott speaks the words of his friend Ben, who types them onto a computer because he no longer can speak.
Comedian Alaudin Ullah’s parents are Bengali, and were among the many East Indian and Bangladeshi immigrants who moved to New York at the turn of the 20th century. Alaudin has been exploring the lost history of his old neighborhood, often called “Bengali Harlem.”
Orlando Boquete was put in prison for rape and sexual assault because of a mistaken eyewitness identification. He escaped from prison and was on the run for 10 years before being caught and re-imprisoned. 23 years after his conviction, he was exonerated after DNA evidence proved his innocence.
Photographer Sara Naomi Lewkowicz spent months documenting the lives of a young couple, Shane and Maggie. She was in their home the night that Shane attacked Maggie, and photographed the attack. Although her images were integral in putting Shane behind bars, Sara was widely criticized for not putting down her camera and intervening.