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Post photographer Michael Williamson is traveling across the country covering the economic situation.

Half a Tank: Along Recession Road: August 30, 2009 - September 5, 2009

Treating The Sick Amid An Ailing Economy

Nate DuVall was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes just two weeks ago when he came for help at Catherine's Care Center. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post GRAND RAPIDS, MI--Rick Tormala wore penny loafers with the pale blue pants...

By Theresa Vargas  |  September 4, 2009; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
 
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Almost On Empty

Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post SOMEWHERE IN MICHIGAN--It’s after midnight and we’re about an hour from Grand Rapids, where we will stop for the night. I’m sitting in the car trying to fight off sleep, each blink turning...

By Theresa Vargas  |  September 2, 2009; 2:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Scene on the Side of the Road

The lawn of Willard Ramey, which can be seen from Interstate 90. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post BOX ELDER, SD--We were on the interstate, driving far above a trailer park, when Michael and I both looked down, saw...

By Theresa Vargas  |  September 1, 2009; 10:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
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Lives Grounded in Plane Sight

The Port of Wichita bar was crowded on the night that Hawker Beechcraft, which has a plant nearby, announced layoffs. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post WICHITA, Kan--Music from a live band thumped through the bar, drowning out the...

By Theresa Vargas  |  August 31, 2009; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
 
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