Saturday, August 31, 2013

Check out Edible Manhattan's September issue for my article on family travels in Romania this summer.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Ricchina's Wedding Published in Les inRocks

Today's interview in Les inRocks/France. 

I met Ricchina and her mother Janice on a train, broken down and delayed on the tracks for four hours in Washington, D.C.  Ricchina has down syndrome. A long conversation lead to talk of Ricchina's dream of one day marrying. This photo essay documents her wedding themed surprise 25th birthday party. On this day in a small Italian neighborhood in South Philly, Ricchina is celebrated as a bride by family, friends and neighbors. There is no groom. 

See the full essay at