Tag Archives: Maria Sweeney

Photo 101, Day 6: The human connection

“Connect” can be represented in many ways, literally and figuratively. I went for a little of both — the item on the table between these two people, and the concept of human connection. On the right is Eric, 46, a homeless man in Syracuse, … Continue reading

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Maria’s Outreach: Helping the homeless in Syracuse

From her office window last year, Maria Sweeney could look out and see a homeless man who lived in the doorway of an abandoned building. Each time she saw him, she wondered who he was and how he ended up … Continue reading

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