#Humanitarian - Allison Mayer@allisonmayerwsa

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We are all people, humans, children of our one true Father. No race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, economic status, immigration status, or even criminal history can change that. No matter where you stand on any number of issues facing the world today, it would be a much better place and a more productive conversation if we all loved first, and reacted second. .
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We don’t have to all agree. But we can all be respectful.
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#hunger #poverty #war #immigration #prisonreform #missions #humanitarianaid #dictators #politicalinstability #economicorphans #thefatherless #thepoor #ourneighbors #loveyourneighbor #christians #childoftheonetrueking #loveknowsnocolor #loveknowsnoboundaries #prayforus


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All over Haiti you see these empty oil cans turned into little trucks. The ingenuity to make the best of every circumstance starts at a young age. I often remark that if Haiti could build its infrastructure and get a vas majority of its population through a quality education, the world should watch out! They’d be unstoppable. I don’t know many Americans who could compete with the Haitian ability to make it work. .
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#humanitarianaid #humanitarian #thisishaiti #TIH🇭🇹 #amwsa #humanity #streetxstory #stoppoornography #streetphotography #streetstyle #makeitwork #haiti #haitimission #haitiaid


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When I arrived at the Indianapolis airport 6 years ago to fly to Haiti for the first time, I had no idea what an impact it would have on my life.  Not only in my career as a photographer, but in the day to day struggles of what were some of my toughest days.  The resilience and determination of the Haitian people rubbed off on me, it inspired me, it captivated me, but mostly it left me in awe. “It is with this surety that we must stand with Haiti, a country whose spirit and people will never be broken, and work in solidarity toward the future the Haitian people deserve.” ― Paul Farmer
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 #exploreHaiti #experienceit#haiti🇭🇹 #haiti #beautifuldestinations#travelingHaiti #ThisIsHaiti #HaitiTravels#DiscoveringHaiti #myhaititravels #Haitian #missionlife #sharethegospel #sharejesus#kindness #charity #religiouslife#whatifyousaidyes #Christian #catholic#catholicmission #humanitarian


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The day after Father’s Day feels like the perfect time to celebrate all the men who step up and provide guidance, love, and serve as a role model for those who may not have the most involved parents. Biology has nothing on a true servants heart.
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#happyfathersday #happymensday #servantleadership #servantheart #haiti #humanitarian #missionphotographer #missions #christianmission #missionary #haiticherie #🇭🇹 #thefatherless #godthefather #humanitarianaid #christianaid


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“Every job from the heart is, ultimately, of equal value. The nurse injects the syringe; the writer slides the pen; the farmer plows the dirt; the comedian draws the laughter. Monetary income is the perfect deceiver of a man's true worth.” ― Criss Jami, Killosophy
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#streetphotographymagazine#streetphotography #photography#storytelling #fotografia #Haiti #belayiti  #HaitiHelps #haiticheri #haitians #nvmhaiti #stoppoornography #haitianbeauty #ayiticheri #lakayselakay#ayiti #ayiticherie #instatraveling #myhaiti#travelHaiti #exploreHaiti #experienceit#haiti #weareallhuman #compassion #nursing #missionfield #humanitarianaid


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The allure of childhood - the thing we miss most once we’re grown - is the constant dreaming of the endless possibilities the future holds.
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So many times when we talk about ethical storytelling we are caught up in the moment. .
I have conversations with people where we discuss how to avoid the immediate exploitation of someone while we capture their story.
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We have conversations about learning their past and respecting their dignity regardless of the circumstances that brought them to this moment. .
But rarely do conversations about leaving space for the future happen naturally. I usually have to push us there. It’s not uncommon for me to ask, how does an image leave space for the subjects hopes and dreams? Does an image allow them to rise above and help us look beyond our preconceived judgments of their limitations and struggles?
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This image is best presented in black and white. Because the chipped paint behind her and the slight dinginess of her pink coat are irrelevant to her story, are irrelevant to her hopes, are irrelevant to her joy.
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The dreams she has, and her carefree potential still innocently unspoiled by the weights of the world... THAT is the story. .
#stoppoornography


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8 years ago am earthquake devastated Haiti physically, but it couldn't crush the people's spirit. .
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Never have I met more spirited and resilient group of people than my friends in Haiti. Around every twist in the road is a person just making it work, loving their family, an praising God for all their blessings.
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I try to stay out of politics, it's really irrelevant, my work is pro people and it exists on such a personal level that rarely do politics play into it. But I can't let today go by without speaking out for every Haitian and every citizen of countries our President deems less than worthy of his basic respect. To step up and say that the President does not represent my attitudes or those of most Americans that I know. .
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Regardless of our president's indefensible speech and actions, I still believe in an America capable of lending a helping hand and supporting basic human rights around the world. .
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Se pou limyè Bondye klere ou. Ayiti, mwen renmen ou. .
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#ayiti #haiti #earthquake #presidenttrump #america #godblesshaiti .
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#streetphoto #magnumphotos #streetlife #streetportrait #photojournalism #lensculturestreets #urbanphotography #everydayasia #theglobewanderer #wearethestreet #dailylife #beststreets #exploringtheglobe #everybodystreet #streetphotographer #reportagespotlight #lensculture #photojournalist #streetphotographers #everydayindia #storytelling


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One of my favorite things to do is to share the stories of the people I meet with people around the world. Whether it's a Skype, a presentation, or just in a one to one conversation speaking about the life of my friends - because that's who they become - is always a highlight. .
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#streetphoto #magnumphotos #streetlife #streetportrait #photojournalism #lensculturestreets #urbanphotography #everydayasia #theglobewanderer #wearethestreet #dailylife #beststreets #exploringtheglobe #everybodystreet #streetphotographer #reportagespotlight #lensculture #photojournalist #streetphotographers #everydayindia #storytelling #onassignment #streetlife_award #igersindy


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On my personal Facebook page some friends and were discussing various topics around anonymity In images and stories.
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I've long been a believer that you can create powerful portraits of a persons journey with out ever showing there face. .
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This has always been one of my favorite examples of that. I don't need to tell you anything for you to get a small glimpse into the reality of life in Haiti. The rocky ground, the shoes you would get crucified for wearing -sewn back together with care and purpose, the heat, and the dust. If your anything like me you're toes feel a little uncomfortable as you read this. .
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Is it a man or a woman? Young or old? It doesn't matter because this story is that of thousands. .
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It also tells the story of mass donations and out of work cobblers, but that's a story for another day.
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#Humansofdignity #anonymousstoried #shoes #fashion #haiti #haitimission #haitiaid .
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#instastyle #fblogger #lookbook #menwithstyle #outfitoftheday #styleoftheday #menswear #ootdmen #lookoftheday #snobshots #streetwear #urbanfashion #fashiondiaries #menwithstreetstyle #menstyle #fashionkiller #fashiongram #outfitfromabove #wiwt #simplefits


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