Creative Nonfiction: Capturing Adolescence in Post-Recession Ireland

September 10, 2013

By Dzana Tsomondo

© Doug DuBois

"Lenny," the first picture Doug DuBois made for his series "My Last Day at Seventeen." Click on the Photo Gallery link below to see more images.

Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because life is sweet and they are growing. —Aristotle To say that Doug DuBois stumbled onto his most recent project, “My Last Day at Seventeen,” would not be wholly incorrect, but it would certainly belie his use of one of a photographer’s most important tools: persistence. For four summers, the Michigan-born...

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