The 1991 Pan American Games were held in Havana, Cuba to great success. But crippling, US-led international sanctions against the island's dictatorship of Fidel Castro made it impossible to maintain structures built for the games. Today, the site is still used for athletics, but not as originally intended.
One of nearly 6 million Internally Displaced Persons forced to leave her home, and start over elsewhere, victim to the 52-year civil war in Colombia.
Vice-President and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain.
Actress and activist.
Youngest Wimbledon Champion (at age 17) and Olympic Gold Medalist.
Screenwriter, Producer, and CEO at Focus Features
NYC- Hillary Clinton moves from one campaign event to another under the protection of her Secret Service detail.
10-time Grammy winner with 24 studio albums to date.
British musician DJ Goldie.
Musician and actor, photographed in New Jersey.
Actress, photographed in NYC.
Drummer in the band (The) Melvins, photographed in Portland, Oregon.
Photographer and Film Director
Photographed in NYC.
105th Mayor of NYC, photographed in his mid-town NYC office.
Music group, photogrpahed in Vancouver, Washington.
Guitarist and vocalist Chris Spencer, of the NYC hardcore band.
Led Zepplin front-man, photographed in NYC.
Professional golfer, photographed in Granollers, Spain.
Actor, musician, and painter, photographed in NYC.
Actor, photographed in London.
NYC post-punk legends, photographed at home in NYC.
Musician, photographed in London.
Musician, activist, and photographer Richard Melville Hall, known professionally as Moby, photographed in NYC.
TV On The Radio drummer and bassist. Photographed in Seattle.
American Teen documentary subject at her 18th birthday party, photographed in Warsaw, Indiana.
Six-Time Grammy winning musician and activist, Photographed in NYC.
Raquet Ball played on three walls at the Estadio Panamericano, built in part to host the 1991 Pan American Games.
Portland, Oregon neighbors divide a pack of cigarettes and share a late afternoon smoke.
Los Sepultureros, or grave diggers, glean from the remains of those recently exhumed at the Cementerio Christobol Colon, which boasts 6.2 million souls interred on its grounds.
Part of a long series for Life Magazine on Heart Transplantation at NYC's Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Was shot 22 times and survived by pretending to be dead, though he nearly was. He told me he was shot for refusing to join paramilitary elements in his Bogota, Colombia neighborhood.
Is a lucky man. Running into the woods above his hometown of Srebrenica, Bosnia, he was hunted like an animal by Serbian forces. He was able to escape the occupation of the UN "Safe-Haven" and rejoin his wife and her mother at a refugee camp some 30 miles away. 8,373 of Amir's neighbors and family were not as lucky. Over the ensuing weeks, they were murdered then buried in mass graves, in back yard gardens, or simply drowned together in shipping containers dropped into mountain lakes.
...A newly orphaned 7-year old from Srebrenica is given new clothes and a haircut to help with a brutal heat-wave, following the massacre of 8,373 neighbors and family by the Serbian Army.
Pico and Poppi, father and son, work in an aluminum pressing plant which makes containers in Port Au Prince, Haiti.
A victim of murder lies in the rubble of a park in Port Au Prince's central neighborhood, leveled by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake in 2010.
One of 8,373 men killed at Srebrenica, Bosnia, considered to be the largest killing of civilians in Europe since the Holocaust.
Considered the best ultra-long distance runners in the world, the Raramuri, commonly known as the Tarhumara in Mexico's Sierra Madre moutains, practice an early form of soccer where they kick a wooden ball sometimes miles from one village to another.
Photographed in Brooklyn, NY.
The Roma of Kosovo glean what recyclables they can. Photographed at the Pristina, Kosovo trash dump.
Loatian Hmong, recruited by the CIA to fight the "Secret War" in Cambodia and Loas, were forced into exile on the border between Vietnam and China when the US retreated at the fall of Saigon.