He discovered that the real Maine was not featured in tourist brochures but exists in perennial poverty just beyond the interstate.
Rubin kept going back to the area, befriending families whose lives were in deep contrast to the seaside resorts and picturesque villages with lobster shacks that Maine is known for.
|Sanford eyes his cousin's deer, 1982|
|The Avery family, 1982|
|Tracy and her cat, 1991|
|Ann and her kids the day before Daddy left town for good, 1990|
|Bubba and his Great-Uncle “Six-Pack” Sammy, 1990|
|Grandma Rosie’s kitchen, 1983|
|Gregory and his cousin Lauri Ann, 1983|
|Adam waiting on his mom to come home, 2001|
|Liza and Uncle Kendall on the way to the swimming hole, 1990|
|Merton and Meryl and their Dobermans, 1990|
|Rick comforts Hal, 1994|