Check out Edible Manhattan's September issue for my article on family travels in Romania this summer.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
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 lindsaycmorris.com