Photographer Sarah Blesener traveled through Russia capturing images of the children and youth involved in the patriotic clubs and camps in the country. Her work was published in America, but she found that headlines were sensationalized and the true message that she was trying to convey was completely overlooked.
So, she took to the patriotic camps and clubs for American youth and captured images here, on American soil to show the similarities between the two countries and highlight organizations that many don't even know exist.
Read more about her work and her message in this article.
In Sarah Blesener's Photographs, Youth Patriotism in America and Russia Bear a Striking Resemblance
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