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A bloodstained icon of Jesus is seen among shattered glass atop a wrecked Kamaz truck near the Donetsk airport May 27, 2014. (Photo by Yannis Behrakis/Reuters via Yahoo News)
SIGNS OF GOD - WEST VIRGINIA
The pioneers themselves were a virile hardy lot who pursued their daily tasks with one hand ‘in the hand of God,’ and grasping a rifle with the other.
—West Virginia, A Guide To the Mountain State (WPA, 1941)
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Mountain State Guide Nic Persinger is a southern artist who lives in Morgantown, West Virginia. He studied photography at the Corcoran College of Art & Design in Washington, D.C. His work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. and has been published in magazines and artist books. Through medium format color photographs, Persinger documents the back roads of the rural South, ever mindful of the stories he grew up hearing from family and friends in the small, tightly-knit town of Richwood, West Virginia.