Photographer creates powerful portraits of nurses, pastors and CEOs dressed as terrorists, thugs and vagrants to challenge social stereotypes | Daily Mail Online

A former U.S. Marine turned photographer has produced a powerful and thought-provoking photo series which seeks to challenge common stereotypes.Joel Pares, based in Dallas, Texas, photographed ten diverse subjects twice; once in their natural state, and again dressed up to mimic an associated social stereotype.Among his subjects are a New York-based nurse dressed as a terrorist, a Harvard graduate dressed as a gangster, a Hispanic CEO dressed as a gardener, and an Iraq veteran dressed as a vagrant.

Jefferson Moon, Harvard Graduate

Jefferson Moon, Harvard Graduate

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Shahar Shaleem, New York Nurse

Shahar Shaleem, New York-based Nurse

Ben Alvarez,  Founder of Family Outreach Program

Ben Alvarez, Founder of Family Outreach Program