Photographs on the Brain #20

“You could strike sparks anywhere. There was a fantastic universal sense that whatever we were doing was right, that we were winning…And that, I think, was the handle – that sense of inevitable victory over the forces of Old and Evil. Not in any mean or military sense; we didn’t need that. Our energy would simply PREVAIL.” – Hunter S. Thompson

©Jeanette O’Keefe

©Danielle Strle

©Alex Reside

©Matt Duhnam/AP

©Paula Bronstein/Getty

©EPA/Salvatore dinolfi

©Peter van Agtmael/Magnum

©Jason Reed/Reuters

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