1994 Photo Contest, People in the News, Stories, 3rd prize

Eugene Richards

Magnum Photos for The New York Times Magazine

01 January, 1993

Ronnie smokes crack while keeping out of sight on the floor of a car. This reportage on drug abuse and related crime concentrates on three areas: Red Hook, Brooklyn, where even the ice-cream van sells drugs; East New York, Brooklyn, where about 100 murders are committed every year; and North Philadelphia, where children are pushing drugs on street corners before they even reach their teens.

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Eugene Richards

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