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Riis Beach: A Photo Essay

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Riis'17: Photo essay by jose girona

 
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Our safe haven, our home away from home.

 
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A place we have created for ourselves, because no one has ever thought of us. This is where I and so many of us have the guts to just be.

 
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A sense of community that I never thought I could find.

 
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Beautiful creatures so delicate yet tough enough to conquer any and all battles we have faced. This place shows us all that we are not alone.

 
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We are a community that has looked hate in the face and had the guts to stare right back into its eyes.

 
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I love this place. I don’t know where I’d be without this place.

 
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I now have the guts to love myself because of this place. Brothers and Sisters, I love you all.