From Michelle Obama to a Lafayette Square regular, from Kennedy Center honoree Meryl Streep to kids in a back yard, Post photographer Marvin Joseph, born and bred in Washington, uses the city as his canvas. Here are a few of his favorites, with the stories behind them, as told to The Post’s David Beard.
The plunge It was the first of June, and this high school group was standing on the boardwalk in Georgetown. They had an idea, and Joseph was there to capture their heat-beating descent into the Potomac. Buy Photo
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