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The White Family

The White Family

Photo by Carl Kiilsgaard, a student at Western Kentucky University. From a series of images document the life of a struggling family in rural eastern Kentucky. Tammie and the children spend many nights sleeping on the couch. The children share a room in the trailer where they live but prefer the comfort of being able to sleep next to their mother.

Kiilsgaard won the 2009 Canon Student Award, a $2,000 cash prize awarded as part of the PDN Photo Annual.

Editors’ note: All this week on the PDN Photo of the Day blog, we’re highlighting winners of the PDN Photo Annual. To see more, please view our online winners gallery.

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  1. The mother day is always a special day. In the World Wide Web are many ideas for presents, but I think flowers are the best. Other gifts do not have the same expressive strength.

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