“I was taken aback by the food lines,” she said to The Huffington Post. “I understood that there were soup kitchens, for homeless people -- but that there are working people today who still needed to line up for food? I thought that was a thing of the past -- like the Dust Bowl era, or the Depression.”
O’Loughlin’s photo series, on exhibit now at the Brooklyn Historical Society, aims to debunk people's preconceptions around those who are struggling in the city.
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