Espen Rasmussen

Oslo, Norway

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Former drug dealer and ex-con James London, known as “Big Jim”, moved to Youngstown, Ohio, to find a larger place to live.


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Allan Hills lives in the ruins of Detroit, The Motor City of the World.


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They work on their knees, eight hours each day, in a cave not higher than three feet.


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Rose Thompson is 25 years old and lives with her one year old daughter Alyah and her husband Josh in a 64 square feet (6 square meter) room in a an apartment block in in West Chicago.


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The city of Gary, Indiana has lost half it’s population since the 1960s.


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Greenland’s vast natural resources, ranging from oil and gas to uranium, rare earth and iron ore, have remained largely inaccessible under thick layers of ice, making them too difficult and expensive to extract.


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John Bryant lives beside the Rouge River.


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Nine year old Tyshawn Lee was shot at the end of 2015 in Chicago’s South Side, an area with one of the highest murder rates in the US.


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The firefighters of Detroit are among the busiest and toughest in the world.


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The fabricators at High Steel Structures are building the new America, with their own hands.


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The growth of US industry and the middle class – even the development of Detroit, “Motor City”, itself are all down to the work and ambition of the Ford family.


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Jesse Boggoss received the Medal of Honor and 15 other medals for his service in the Vietnam War.