High school football, New York City-style

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A photojournalist embeded in a full season of high school football that was about much more than football. He captured the growth of a kid, a dream a family and a community. It won the College Photographer the Year Award.

Full Story Joseph Swide Captures the Heartache of High School Football
Outlet New York Times
Date December 18, 2015
Discipline Photojournalism

Snapshot

No Friday night lights brighten Erasmus Hall’s football field in Midwood, Brooklyn. The Dutchmen play most of their games at noon on weekends. There is no marching band, but there is a D.J. behind the end zone. And while the bleachers may never be completely full, the fans cheering them on are fiercely loyal.

Safety Jaqul Reid on the team bus headed to a game against Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn. (Joseph Swide, New York Times)

Safety Jaqul Reid on the team bus headed to a game against Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn. Click to view all. (Joseph Swide for the New York Times)

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