Year of Firsts

Year 2007

Creator Kelly Christian

Contributor Charla Hudlow

Story type Photography

Town Portland

County Cumberland


Conceived to counteract the actions of the Westboro Baptist Church, a church that protests military funerals, the Patriot Guard Riders are comprised of veterans and people who have family serving in the military. Kelly Christian captures the work of the Patriot Guard Riders in Maine and their experiences with attending funerals and coping with death.

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