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Painful to read. Where would we be without pain?

‘It began as a challenge.  Righteous anger propelled it forward.  It moved many of Life magazine’s readers to acts of generosity.  Yet it ended in tragedy.  What should have been a triumph became instead a reminder that the law of unintended consequences can exert its force in unimaginably heart-breaking ways.  This is the story of “A Harlem Family,” one of the most powerful, and most troubling, photo-essays that Gordon Parks ever produced.’

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