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Photography: Uwe Ommer

Photographer Uwe Ommer traveled four years and some 180,000 miles to photograph 1,000 different families from around the world. He tells the story behind this international photography project, discussing its purposes and his conclusions about what it demonstrated.

Classroom activities and discussion questions available on PBS LearningMedia.

Alert to teachers: Ommer’s website includes photographs with nudity inappropriate for student audiences.

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