I remember, vividly, the first time our car made the turn into Tivoli Gardens. 

We knew the community, in tumult after a 2010 state of emergency, would have a police presence. 

We didn't know that meant men with machine guns were posted at the entrance and exit points to this garrison community in the heart of Kingston 

After two weeks in the community, teaching local children the power of photography, cooking with their families, listening to their music, dancing in the rain, the machine guns hardly seemed necessary.  



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