Following a group of friends from their Freshmen until Senior year of high school in Mott Haven, South Bronx, NYC

The South Bronx is famous for two reasons: it is home to the 15th Congressional District, the poorest district in the United States, and for its crime, made famous because of the 40th Precinct, a police precinct covering a two-square mile area at the southern most tip of the region. It is also ranked among the highest risk communities for children.

Published in: The New York Times, The American Scholar, The Observer, PDN