I have studied over 200 children from childhood into their 20’s. I began with some when their mothers were pregnant, as was the case with Caira; others started about the time they could read and write. For all of them I made annual studio portraits and asked them to write answers to a series of questions, a kind of diary about their lives, their feelings, their hopes, their regrets. My exploration, a major 30 year odyssey, has been an adventure that has yielded riches beyond my imagining. I am interested in everything about human development. I am fascinated by maturation, growth,...
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