Vernon Salvador | The Sun Magazine

Vernon Salvador

Vernon Salvador lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and was a civil-rights attorney for more than twenty-five years. He died in February 2007 at the age of sixty-five after battling cancer. The son of Portuguese immigrants, Salvador spent two years in his parents’ home country in the late 1970s, taking photographs and studying the religious celebrations there. He took this month’s cover photograph in the Azores Islands, an autonomous region of Portugal.

— From January 2008
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