My brother Mike went away to Willowbrook, a large mental institution (6000 residents) on Staten Island in New York State, USA. If you search for ‘Willowbrook’ and ‘atrocities’ on the internet, you will get more than 45,000 hits. The horrors were exposed in 1972 after which, New York State took actions that addressed the conditions. […]
In olden days, one would use a cable with a mechanical connection to the shutter release, to take a photograph at a distance (the length of the cable) from the camera. This is what you see below.
Everyone liked Mike.