1. Puerto Ricans, Reframed

    A photographer slows down his process to capture a population in flux.
  2. 1 / 25 Pedro Cruz, 21, visited the H3 Tech Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico to market a new virtual reality app he is working on called Touralo. Cruz is working with local real estate agents to create 360-degree virtual tours of properties. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  3. 2 / 25 Imani Ruby Vidal, 30, is an activist and a photographer who has been supporting herself by working at the United States Post Office for the past 12 years. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  4. 3 / 25 Alex Santos, 22, works as a software developer for CometaWorks in a co-working space called Piloto 151 in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  5. 4 / 25 Nathan Rodriquez, 18, plays guitar in a classroom after school at All Hallows High School in the South Bronx. Nathan is a senior and is worried about the college application process, debt, and his dream to become a professional musician. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  6. 5 / 25 Maria Jose Delgado, 29, started the food truck Cool Hope Artisan Ice Cream and wants to hire other Puerto Ricans to make and deliver the ice cream. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  7. 6 / 25 Felix Rodriguez De Jesus, 21, is studying Architecture at the Pontifical Catholic University in Puerto Rico and is the founder of ReSight, a sunglass company that uses reclaimed wood. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  8. 7 / 25 Samaher Baidis, 20, is studying economics at Fordham University in The Bronx. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  9. 8 / 25 Juan Cordoba, 22,  is in his fifth year studying geography at the University of Puerto Rico. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  10. 9 / 25 Denisse Rodriquez, 31, is a Puerto Rican native who quit her job at Goldman Sachs to move back to the island and work on developing the technology scene through her work with Codetrotters, a coding academy for young people. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  11. 10 / 25 Nelson Seda, 24, also known as Chief 69, has been featured in the New York Times for his combination of b-boy dancing, graffiti art, and MC music. In addition to running his personal business, he works at an after-school program in Harlem teaching graffiti art. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  12. 11 / 25 Scheila Machuca, 25, studied fashion design and works at Gap, as well as a start-up agency dedicated to design. She hopes to pursue her passion as a fashion designer. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  13. 12 / 25 Adam Levine Peres, 28, is an educator, actor, and journalist. He teaches special education at John F. Kennedy High School in The Bronx and produces a social-documentary series called "Project Bronx" on YouTube. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  14. 13 / 25 Diane Vasquez Lugo, 23, is studying for a masters degree in investigative theory in Puerto Rico and aspires to be a journalist. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  15. 14 / 25 Andrew Boryga, 25, grew up in The Bronx with a single mother. He is writing a book about growing up in The Bronx and freelances for the New York Times. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  16. 15 / 25 Maria Laura Martinez, 25, pictured here in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, founded keznr, a company that makes 3D printed jewelry. Her latest collection won three awards at a London Design competition. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  17. 16 / 25 Naithabet Gonzalez, 24, and Raysa Bencosme, 24, pictured here in The Bronx, are both unemployed. Gonzalez hopes to become an office assistant and Bencosme wants to be a mechanic. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  18. 17 / 25 Ann Christina Bravo, 23, studies French and Portuguese at the University of Puerto Rico. She hopes to be a sports journalist with ESPN. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  19. 18 / 25 Magdalena Garcia, 20, pictured here in The Bronx, is a pre-med college student. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  20. 19 / 25 Jon Santiago, 23, dropped out of college because he couldn't afford any more loans and he didn't think it would be critical in his pursuit of being a documentary photographer. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  21. 20 / 25 Andres Ramos, 21, was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico and moved to New York when he was eight years old. Despite having felonies on his record, he found work as a cook, and his goal is to eventually have his own restaurant. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  22. 21 / 25 Alejandra Gonzalez Torres, 21, studies political science with a concentration in foreign relations and a minor in language at the University of Puerto Rico. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  23. 22 / 25 Aaron Pagan, 25, grew up in The Bronx in a working class family. He currently works as a financial advisor. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  24. 23 / 25 Luis M. Diaz, 25, owns a food truck in Caguas, Puerto Rico, called Cosechas. It serves traditional Criollo food with a modern twist. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  25. 24 / 25 Destiny Frasqueri, 23, also known as the musician Princess Nokia, poses for a portrait at the Indigenous People’s Day celebration on Randall's Island in New York City. Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
  26. 25 / 25 Andrew Padilla, 26, is a filmmaker and educator who produced the documentary "El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem." Edwin Torres / The Ground Truth Project
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