I didn't know my cousins growing up. I was privately envious of every friend who knew and spent time with theirs. 

My daughter and nieces have moved forward as a group since birth. They attend each other's performances, birthdays and communions, spend Christmas eve together each year, go away on trips. Their involvement in each other's lives is expected and constant. They live in the same small city, attend the same school district and share the unique experience of having parents who immigrated here from Haiti.  I am documenting the push and pull between them, the glue that binds them to each other across time, in relationships I earnestly longed for as a girl, in spaces that belong to their childhood, and my own.

This project is ongoing.

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