the real story of superheroes

María Luisa Romero from Puebla, employee in a laundry in Brooklyn , N.Y. for 4 years, sends home $150 per week

The Real Story of Superheroes series pays homage to a hero who has gone unnoticed: the Mexican immigrant worker in New York. Many of them work long hours in extreme conditions for very low wages which are saved at great sacrifice and sent to families in Mexico who rely on them to survive. The work of Dulce Pinzón.

(via designcorner)

2 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Great Concept! The execution is a bit dry though. I think each subject desver a photo story instead of one photo.

  2. Is that the laundromat on Driggs Ave at North 6th St?! If so, that’s where I clean my clothes. Small world…