Middle Class Photo Project

Ronault L.S. Catalani, Portland, Or.

Marketplace Contributor Jun 1, 2012

This photo speaks to my idea of middle class, because of the joy all over the faces of refugee Portlanders recently expelled from the Kingdom of Bhutan; and just now feeling their families are safe in their neglected East Portland neighborhood.

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