One of the great challenges in photojournalism is establishing a comfort level with those we report on. Sometimes it comes easily, sometimes it’s not really needed. But for some stories, we need to feel connected for those deeper, truer stories to come out, so people will open up their lives and, more importantly, hearts to us.

One of the best is Terry Gross, host of WHYY’s Fresh Air radio program, something I’ve been listening to for years via multiple NPR affiliates. Susan Burton interviewed her for The New York Times’ Magazine and it is well worth your time.

A fascinating read and now I’m trying to figure out what secret I would tell Terry Gross …

Mark E. Johnson

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