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Urban Planet: Wall Street Commuters During the Financial Crisis

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Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

Our friends at said 2008 was a stressful time in New York. According to them the financial crisis had hit with full force, meaning that Wall Street commuters could expect a repeated assault of bad news at work each day. Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen decided to capture the spirit of the moment – sneaking photographs on crowded subways as they passed through Wall Street station. The result is a poignant series of photographs, capturing a range of emotions during an uncertain time. (My Modern Met)

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