"Corridor of Shame - Dillon County" { 20 images } Created 25 Oct 2018

In 2007, when Senator Barack Obama was running for president, he visited the schools in Dillon County, part of South Carolina's "Corridor of Shame." A region stretching north to south on Interstate 95. The schools suffered from disrepair, overcrowding, high teacher turnover rates and many more issues.
I spent a year documenting these schools. To my surprise, one of the photos I made of a student playing a damaged tuba spurred on an instrument drive that resulted in 82 refurbished instruments being donated to the junior high school. This is one of the highlights of my career.
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