Author: Melissa Bunni Elian

Melissa Bunni Elian is a Haitian-American journalist who has been satisfying her curiosity and passion for people and storytelling by capturing everyday life and historical moments using words, photos, video and audio since 2008.

This story originally appeared in The New York Times with support from EHRP. Melissa Bunni Elian captured the lives of two families in Yonkers, one in an affluent area and the other in the city’s gritty

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