Touching portraits of heroic dogs who helped on 9/11

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events, New Photography on Wednesday 3 September 2014

We all know that hundreds of firefighters, police officers and ambulance crews helped out on 9/11 to rescue those trapped in the World Trade Center, but rarely do we hear about the heroic rescue dogs of that fateful day. With the help of FEMA, photographer Charlotte Dumas tracked down 15 dogs who worked to find survivors in the rubble of the twin towers, and fittingly named her photo series Retrieved.

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Jaded: a new series by Cacy Forgenie

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By Cacy Forgenie in New Photography on Monday 13 September 2010

Jaded gets its title from the idea that patrons frequenting Chi Chiz Bar (the only black gay bar in New York City), people living in the tri-state area, and inter-generational blacks and latinos of different socio-economic backgrounds, have seen or done it all. By showing photographs of figures in their most trying circumstances, Cacy Forgenie […]

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