Portraits Of Boston: My Eyes

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“Why would you want to take my photo? My eyes look very sad. I’m always sad.”

“Why are you always sad?”

“My son was killed by a drunk driver on Christmas Day. I always get sad around the holidays. And I’m homeless. I stay with my cousin.”

“Do you have other children?”

“I do, but they don’t know my situation. I lost the address.”

Portraits of Boston is a project of independent photographer Ivan Velinov. He is regularly sharing some of his favorite portraits with WBUR. Visit his website to see the hundreds of portraits he has taken on the streets of Boston.

This program aired on December 13, 2013. The audio for this program is not available.