“Andrea Elliott, an investigative reporter with The New York Times, began following Dasani and her family in September 2012. The series is written in the present tense, based on real-time reporting by Ms. Elliott and Ruth Fremson, a photographer with The Times, both of whom used audio and video tools.”
3. “The family’s room is the scene of debilitating chaos: stacks of dirty laundry, shoes stuffed under a mattress, bicycles and coats piled high.”
4. “Dasani and her family on the subway.”
5. “She shares a crowded, mouse-infested room with her parents and seven siblings, who sleep doubled up on torn mattresses.”
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