"I’ve seen him around before, but this was the first time we really talked and there was a connection, an understanding - of similar experience, of struggle. The stairwell was dirty and damp. It stunk of piss and crack. It was a beautiful experience." Excerpt from photographer Jeff Bierk's distrubing/touching tumblr of his photographs of homeless and drug addicts.
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