Photo Series Gives An Intimate Look Inside Bedrooms Across America.
For some, the bedroom is a reminder of that one special person that shared the other side of the bed.
For 88-year-old Pepere from Jay, Maine, his bedroom is a place of memories, a place of sadness, and a place of loneliness.
“When I wake up in the morning, I try to be very quiet so I don’t wake her, then I remember she is not there.”
There's a hidden meaning behind some people's cluttered bedrooms.
For 35-year-old Nito from Cambridge, Massachusetts, his clutter is like a treasure trove full of memories he can cherish for al lifetime.
“Much of what you see isn’t some showcase of fun colorful things I’ve acquired. Everything contains a story attached to my friends and life experiences. So, despite its cluttered look, having easy access to those cherished memories is quite calming and helps me still feel close to those people and experiences.”
In rare cases, life can be cruel and unfair, especially when you end up in a nursing home.
95-year-old Carroll from Biddeford, Maine has a tough time making sense of her surroundings. In some cases, this makes her feel even more confused.
“Is this my home?”
Leaving your friends behind to start a new life can be extremely difficult.
Just ask 20-year-old Winslow from Westford, Massachusetts, who wound up leaving everyone he knew, but fortunately, he got to keep one member of the family, who made his transition a little easier.
“I just moved home from Chicago, leaving behind dozens of friends and my life for the past year. The only thing of merit I was able to bring home was my cat Juno.”
Some bedrooms should be renamed living rooms given how many people there are.
Just ask 37-year-old Rean from Merrimac, Massachusetts, who along with her husband Josh, 38, and their kids, Jackson, 5, and Amelia, 1, make this bedroom look like the ultimate full house.
“I hate my bedroom. It’s so cramped and small. But, we waited a long time to have kids so when we are all together I’m happy.”
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