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A tree on the grounds of the Gillis W. Long National Guard facility, formerly the Louisiana Leper Home, in Carville, Louisiana. Wet-plate collodion photograph © Lisa Elmaleh, from a series that accompanied “The Separating Sickness,” by Rebecca Solnit, in the June 2013 issue.
More from Lisa Elmaleh:
Average portion of its yearly household expenditures that a South African family will spend on a funeral:
Neuroscientists were hoping to use rat brain waves to find people buried by earthquakes.
Four people were arrested for using a remote-controlled hexacopter to fly two pounds of tobacco to prisoners inside the yard at Calhoun State Prison in Georgia.
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Notes on South Africa’s failed revolution
“I will never know what goes on in your mind, or what that shield of a smile behind which we try to advance should tell us.”