Photojournalism

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Ramiro Rosales, 74 poses for a portrait with his old 1960’s army portrait in hand.
Walking toward one of two mobile chairs relied upon to get around.
Walking toward one of two mobile chairs relied upon to get around.
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After not owning a car for over 10 years the bus is Ramiro’s main source of transportation.
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April 24th 2016, waiting at the Doctors office hoping to get answers about new headache type symptoms.
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Some of the many prescription pills taken daily to help control Diabetes, high blood pressure and other health complications.
Taking a daily insulin shot to help control the complications of Diabetes.
Taking a daily insulin shot to help control the complications of Diabetes.
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Looking at a letter from Medical to see if a medical procedure has been approved.
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Ramiro sorts and organizes his loose change. Living on social security is his main source of income, which he says isn’t much and is constantly on a tight budget.
buying bread
Coming home after buying tamales & sweet bread at the corner store.
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Checking notifications on his smart phone, Ramiro is up to date on Snap Chat, Facebook and other social media sites. A lot of his day is spent in front of a screen on social media staying in contact with family in Mexico.
Picking up his grandson Jeremy, who he babysits daily with his wife.
Picking up his grandson Jeremy, who he babysits daily with his wife.

 

 

Photojournalism project with Ramiro Rosales, read more here

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