, we’re celebrating relationships that defy the commonly accepted limitations of borders and culture, and showcase the power of love to bind communities together. These photographs and interviews gathered by photojournalist and Define American Chapters intern Fernando Jiménez (@polar_vision
) help us do just that.
1. Hsar Ree Ree, from Ratchaburi, Thailand & Eder, from Mexico City, Mexico “Both of us know how hard it is to find a network to get to college. Whenever I see him pass on his knowledge to younger students it makes me smile.” - Hsar
2. Daisy from Pomona, California, and Alfredo, from Guanajuato, Mexico “Everything about her makes me smile. Honestly, everything about her.” - Alfredo
3. Avigail from Guanajuato, Mexico / High Point, North Carolina and Lino, from Puebla, Mexico / High Point, North Carolina “I like her independence and the way she makes decisions. She thinks of everyone in the family.” - Lino
4. Liz, from Greensboro, North Carolina & Exel, from Morales, Guatemala / Baltimore, Maryland “Seeing him smile when he walks into the room is one of the many things that makes me happy.” - Liz #valentines #defineamerican