POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Daily Life Picture Story

First Place

Jessica Phelps / Newark Advocate
“First Generation”

Second Place

Rodrigo Abd / Associated Press
“Dangerous Dives”

Third Place

Luis Tato / Freelance
“Beauty Beyond the Skin”

Award of Excellence

Salwan Georges / The Washington Post
“The Iraqi Dream in America”

Award of Excellence

“The Iraqi Dream in America”

Ali Abdul Almuna and Anwar Chaiwan immigrated from Iraq. Their three boys were born in the U.S. Their story is one of an immigration experience shared by millions. They are the American Dream.