He said he wants to be a doctor but didn’t want to tell me why. His dad, however, knew the answer. “After last week’s fire, he was saying how he wants to be a doctor so he can save people’s lives.”
Confused, the kid looked up at his dad. “How do you know that?”
“How do I know that? I talk to your mother.”
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.