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Rockefeller Road

© Chris Maluszynski

Outside the little town Richford, upstate New York, lies Michigan Hill - named so by the people who were on their way to Michigan, but decided to settle here. Over the hill runs a dusty road: Rockefeller Road, named so after the man who was born here in 1839: John D Rockefeller - who became the World's richest man.

Perhaps no other person embodies the "American Dream" like John D Rockefeller. A self made billionaire who shaped America and influenced the whole world in his time. The people who live on the muddy road today, don't dream the same dreams. They most of all want to be left alone and care much more for hunting and cannabis than for founding oil companies and building empires. This body of work represents a span of six years since my first visit to Rockefeller Road in 2007.

Full Article by Eskil Engdal winner of "The Golden Pen" and images © Chris Maluszynski

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