Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Tom Gralish's Pulitzer-winning photos on the homeless
Posted on Sun, Aug 12, 2007
Inquirer staff photographer Tom Gralish won a Pulitzer Prize for feature photographer for his April 7, 1985, photo essay on Philadelphia street people.

Gralish spent four winter weeks on the streets of Center City photographing homeless men, with such nicknames as Spoon, Redbeard and Hammerman, for a photo story that appeared in The Inquirer Magazine. His subjects were the people who live on the street by choice, refusing to go to city-provided shelters.

Find out more by going to the series home page for "Homeless in Philadelphia."

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