Slaby recently photographed an essay on Aurora, Colorado, the mundane, bedroom community where alleged terror plotter Najibullah Zazi resided before his arrest and extradition. More can be read about the assignment at Slaby’s blog, here.
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Slaby recently photographed the Shearn family for The Wall Street Journal. The Shearns purchased their seven bedroom home in Cherry Hills Village, an exclusive, gated suburb of Denver, for more than $900,000 below it’s original list price. The house sold for slightly less than 1.3 million dollars as a short sale, a pre-foreclosure type of transaction that allows the bank and the troubled seller to move the property before repossession. The bank takes the proceeds of the sale, usually less than the outstanding balance on the property, in order to avoid the expense and burden of foreclosure proceedings.
The full article can be viewed here.
Lutheran Pastor Don Marxhausen, top, and Evangelical Pastor George Kirsten, bottom, for Newsweek. Both pastors were involved in the fallout after the Columbine shootings. Marxhausen performed the funeral for shooter Dylan Klebold and spoke on behalf of the Klebold family, a move which would see him pushed from his church. Kirsten presided over the funeral of Cassie Bernall, one of the Columbine victims who, according to rumors during the shooting, was killed after professing her belief in God; the rumor later proved false though the metaphorical aspect of the story has continued to inspire evangelicals. Kirsten, a Vietnam pilot who survived a helicopter crash as well as a devastating explosion that claimed the lives of many of his comrades, was diagnosed with PTSD following the shootings. Read more here.