I took a photo from the top of the bleachers, little did I know it would be my last assignment for 171 days.
On September 11th, 2001, I was just 2 years out of photo school, pretty much only shooting sports, and I don’t have a single picture from that day. However with the 11th being a Tuesday, that meant Friday night was only 3 days away. So as I headed off to shoot high school football, the events of earlier in the week were heavily on my mind.
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Crazy Fans Turn your volume down before playing this video. I attended an all-boys Catholic high school just outside of suburban Chicago. While we excelled at football, we did manage to have a decent basketball team once in a while … Continued