A Graying Population, a Graying Work Force

The New York Times hired me to make some photographs for a John Leland piece on elderly healthcare a couple weeks ago. The story was so well done. I always feel so fortunate when I’m asked to work on something of this caliber but something struck me this time. On nytimes.com, over to the right, it lists the most viewed and most email stories of the day and “A Graying Population, A Graying Work Force” was in the lead for both categories. Now I don’t know the numbers off the top of my head but for certain the Times’ site gets some hits. So it stands to reason that for a few hours Sunday morning April 25th 2010 my pictures were among the most looked at on earth.

That’ll make a news photographer feel good.

-RTC

Here’s what wound up on the cutting room floor as they say

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