Poor whites in Mississippi

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Poor whites I always found the hardest to photograph - at least in the USA where they have deeply internalized the prevailing American philosophy - that you are yourself to be blamed for your own misery. Thus they are also robbed of the dignity and pride characterizing the poor in other countries.

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