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    Posted August 17, 2014 by
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    St. Louis, Missouri
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    Humans of St. Louis

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Washington University alum Caroline Fish and grad student Lindy Drew were so inspired by the Humans of New York project that they started a version of it in their own city. The goal of Humans of St. Louis is a community art initiative that’s meant to “show the people of St. Louis one photo and story at a time,” says the project’s photographer and interviewer, Lindy Drew.

    With the news centered on the death of teen Michael Brown and the violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, Drew and Fish wanted to show a side of St. Louis that they’ve been capturing since they started in May. They hope that featuring “microstories” like these portraits paired with interviews will not only show a slice of life there, but promote “inclusiveness and conversation” in the city, said Drew.

    Photo 1 shows protesters lining the streets of Ferguson on August 14, while the second image shows a family in The Grove neighborhood of St. Louis on July 29.
    - zdan, CNN iReport producer

    Inspired by Humans of New York, this project documents the people of St. Louis. One photo and story at a time.

     

    www.facebook.com/HumansofSTL

     

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