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What It’s Really Like in Flint and the Bronx: Photos by Brennan Cavanaugh

In ‘Signs of Trouble,’ photographer Brennan Cavanaugh captures the financial state of the community in pictures.

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Brennan Cavanaugh/economichardship.org

Brennan Cavanaugh’s work documents indicators of economic hardship. With “Signs of Trouble,” the photographer captures the verbal and non-verbal indicators that tell us about the financial states of a community—in this case, Flint, Michigan and The Bronx, New York. This piece was supported and produced by the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a nonprofit dedicated to journalism about inequality.

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Flint, MI

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Flint, MI

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Flint, MI

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Flint, MI

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Flint, MI

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Brennan Cavanaugh

Brennan Cavanaugh/economichardship.org

Flint, MI

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The Bronx, NY

Brennan Cavanaugh

Flint, MI

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Flint, MI

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Flint, MI

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The Bronx, NY

Brennan Cavanaugh

The Bronx, NY

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Flint, MI

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Flint, MI

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Flint, MI