Bronx Boys: life in a tough neighbourhood in pictures

By Guardian Staff

Photographer Stephen Shames followed the lives of a group of young men over two decades for Bronx Boys, capturing their brutality and humanity as they smoke, rob, kiss and sleep

The Bronx has a terrible beauty, stark and harsh, like the desert. At first glance you imagine nothing can survive. Then you notice life going on all around Stephen Shames

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