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National Geographic

Stories I wrote for National Geographic Picture Stories exploring culture, identity and religion.

 
 
Photo: Laetitia Vancon

Photo: Laetitia Vancon

On Scottish Islands, a Generation Caught Between Past and Future

Laetitia Vancon intimately portrays young Scots in island communities that are gradually losing their inhabitants.

 
Photo: Léonard Pongo

Photo: Léonard Pongo

A Country Where Faith Becomes a 'Necessary Evil'

A photographer returns to his family’s homeland to explore the intersection of Christianity and power in the post-war DRC.

 
Photo: Michael Vince Kim

Photo: Michael Vince Kim

An Identity In Limbo For Post-Soviet Koreans

A mass deportation decades ago brought thousands of Korean immigrants to Central Asia. Now their culture is in danger of vanishing.

 
Photo: Noritaka Minami

Photo: Noritaka Minami

Pictures Reveal Life Inside Tiny Futuristic Cubes

Built in 1972, the Nakagin Capsule Tower was the benchmark of Japan’s post-war economic boom. Now, its future is uncertain.

 
Photo: Antonio Faccilongo

Photo: Antonio Faccilongo

A Million People Live in These Underground Nuclear Bunkers

Beneath the streets of Beijing, people live in an underground universe constructed during the Cold War era.

 
Photo: Gui Christ

Photo: Gui Christ

 

Meet the Worshipers Who Believe They’re Aliens in Human Form

Vale do Amanhecer followers believe they have taken on many Earthly roles, including Spartan warriors, Maya princes, and Egyptian leaders.