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Rock Church members in a mass, outdoor baptism event. Elmhurst, July 2018
The only weekly Latin mass in Queens draws worshippers from three states to an small chapel in St. John's cemetery. Middle Village, February 2016
Children dress up as Hindu gods for the Diwali parade. Richmond Hill, November 2017
On New Year's Day, the Hindu Temple of North America is packed with people seeking blessings. Flushing, January 2018
Indo-Caribbean kids from central Queens dress up for Diwali. Richmond Hill, November 2018.
Late-comers stand outside St. Bartholomew Church on Palm Sunday. March 2017
A long-time reporter and columnist for newspapers in New York City, Michael Shain has worked as a photo editor and staff shooter for a group of newspapers in Queens. Co-inventor of Man Bites Dog, the hit game based on players’ ability to write attention-grabbing headlines.
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