Photographer Samuel James Finds a Sanctuary for Wolf-Dogs and Veterans Alike

May 19, 2015

By Matthew Ismael Ruiz


A wolf hybrid looks warily into the camera of Samuel James, who spent a year documenting the relationships between dogs and the PTSD-stricken veterans who care for them at the New England Wolf Advocacy and Rescue Center.

Entre chien et loup is the French expression for twilight, the blue hour that marks the day’s fade into darkness, when one can’t distinguish between a dog and a wolf. Translated literally, it means “between dog and wolf,” the place occupied by the wolf hybrids and combat veterans featured in Samuel James’ recent photo essay in Harper’s Magazine.  James spent...

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