This special issue of Huck explores the roots and formative years that shape us – featuring fifty personal stories of inspiring individuals.
Mujtaba Jalali: Our cover story photographer has been documenting the journey of refugees as they flee war and conflict. But he’s no outsider. The journey is his own.
Swoon: From street artist to hands-on activist, Caledonia Curry is using her empathic eye to help communities rebuild their own lives. In this exclusive interview she opens up about how a broken childhood became her creative fuel.
#BlackLivesMatter Across The Pond: Meet the British and US activists building a transatlantic bridge, swapping stories of loved ones lost at the hands of police in their ongoing fight for change.
Alec Soth: Lessons learned from the Magnum photographer who’s not afraid to try new things, reinvent himself, and be a beginner again.
Refugee Stories: Unfiltered personal accounts from people, not statistics, who have settled in the UK fleeing North Korea, Sierra Leone, Iran and Nazi Germany: from Nobel Prize-winning Professors to chart-topping singers.
Cuba’s First Entrepreneurs: As Cuba enters its free-market adolescence, allowing people to be self-employed for the first time, we meet the taxi drivers, cafe owners and teens with dreams taking advantage of Los Cambios – ‘the changes’.
Hidden Homelessness: When Daisy-May Hudson’s family had to declare themselves homeless, she picked up a camera and documented their experience so they wouldn’t be swept to one side.
And many more!