sephlawless sol·i·tar·y
ˈsäləˌterē/
adjective

1. done or existing alone.
"The girl lived a pretty solitary life"
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sephlawless beati pauperes spiritu

Blessed in spirit [are] the poor
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sephlawless Nec aspera terrent 3d

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sephlawless The Last of Us 4d

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sephlawless FACTS BY THE NUMBERS

More than half (55%) of Americans said they pray every day, according to a 2013 Pew Research Center survey, while 23% said they pray weekly or monthly and 21% said they seldom or never pray. Even among those who are religiously unaffiliated, 21% said they pray daily. Women are more likely than men to pray every day. Older people are more likely than younger adults to say they pray daily.
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sephlawless No Child Left Behind

Abandoned School
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sephlawless Was flown into New York City this weekend to discuss the possibility of doing a docu-reality television show based around my work. If that happened would some of you tune in to watch it?
Pictured: Time Square from last night
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sephlawless Three years ago today I was the first to photograph the abandoned North Randall Park Mall. After, my images went viral, several people from all over the country traveled into Cleveland to try to experience or emulate my images of this abandoned beauty. Some traveled as far as Philadelphia, so many people tried to enter the mall that it led to my arrest in 2014.
During Police interrogations detectives told me that too many people were trying to get into the abandoned mall after seeing my images in television interviews. It was in that moment that I realized that I was doing something special and people were just started to see it.
In 2014, I did an interview with Vice News and shared with them the prosecutors discovery, which showed that detectives pulled private emails from my Facebook fan page, interviews with Fox News' Greta Van Susteren an time stamped police records that showed detectives had followed me to several abandoned locations throughout Cleveland.
It is true, that one detective when left alone with me said he wasn't familiar with my work before the investigation, but told me after he saw my images that he became a fan of my work.
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sephlawless I got offered to make a commercial for a drone company. The company wants to film me exploring extremely abandoned locations throughout China and Asia. Exporting a lil bit of America into China and can't wait to maximize my creativity during this project. This is gonna be a lot of fun! 2w

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sephlawless bed·rid·den (bĕd′rĭd′n) also bed·rid (-rĭd′) adj.
Confined to bed because of illness or infirmity.
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sephlawless a·ban·doned
əˈband(ə)nd/
adjective

1. having been deserted or cast off; An abandoned shopping mall
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sephlawless Blizzard of 2016...are you trapped somewhere today? Are you warm? Or do you find yourself in an abandoned mall filled with snow... 3w

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sephlawless Interesting facts:

Apple Inc. has twice as much operating cash as the US Treasury.
Apple employees often know when a team is working on something new, because a team of carpenters moves into the office and builds walls around their desk.

Walls are quickly erected with security doors and transparent windows are frosted. The employee carries on as before in a secure enclosure.

The United States of Apple.
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sephlawless Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores in 2016, putting 14 cashiers out of work. 3w
  •   mcconnell_laura With 4177 US stores, Walmart is employing more than it is firing. Love your images, but I cannot blame Walmart, Starbucks, or any other Corp paying similar clerk wages for the collapse of an area. Tragedy happens. Your images show the pain, but not the history. That is part of the beauty. Remnants of humanity. 3w
  •   jayjohnston417 # sephlawless just read a neat article that the BBC did on your new book #hauntinglybeautiful , very cool, congrads 3w
  •   ragenpry @blondegirlfrnd I prefer the Jane Walmart as its closer to the house! You? 3w
  •   blondegirlfrnd @ragenpry The downtown Neighborhood Market-never crowded and the bakery always has half price sweets! 3w
  •   ragenpry @blondegirlfrnd is the new one? That's close(ish) to my office 3w
  •   blondegirlfrnd @ragenpry Yep. It's worth a visit. Daily if possible, lol. 3w
  •   ragenpry @blondegirlfrnd No, no, not daily! 3w

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sephlawless Converse-We Are All Stars 3w
  •   donovanglass You should take the location so we know which part of America is decaying 🏻🙂 3w
  •   blondegirlfrnd Could you imagine this space being put to use to shelter the homeless? Bring in some basic building maintenance and security...arrange for surplus food to be brought in from local restaurants..set up job training in some of the empty stores (teach people to code!) and plenty of open ground for those who would prefer to sleep that way even if beds are available, because the ground is familiar to them... Can we put this on the list between 'world peace' and 'cure cancer'? Thanks. 3w
  •   superstar_steve @blondegirlfrnd - They would rather see it sit vacant for years and claim it would cost too much money to heat/cool the place, provide beds, etc. Besides - those things are only good enough for taxpayers to fund if you're a felon. 3w
  •   blondegirlfrnd Sad but true, @superstar_steve 3w
  •   amiller1167 Great ideas. ..someone please make it happen. ...there are too many homeless people in the USA!! 3w
  •   rothney_jackie14 So sweet!! Next verse caption @katmetzker 4d

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sephlawless Remembering Janis Joplin today 3w

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sephlawless for·got·ten
fərˈɡätn/
past participle of forget.

synonyms: unremembered, out of mind, past recollection, beyond/past recall, consigned to oblivion; left behind; neglected, overlooked, ignored, disregarded, unrecognized
"Vivaldi's operas are largely forgotten"
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  •   donnastannardcamp I look at empty houses and try to think about the families that must have lived in them...If walls could talk..... 3w
  •   essar1 When I see a big, beautiful empty house like that, I like to think that for several decades prior, a couple generations of family had a lot of laughs, love and likely sorrows. A lot of gatherings for the holidays. 3w
  •   elliej That's the Ransom Gillis house in Detroit! It's no longer forgotten but beautiful rehabbed! 3w
  •   elliej @emzanotti haha!! Just typed almost the same thing. Well played! @sephlawless Incredible how you truly captured its essence "before" the reno. Always love your work! 3w
  •   tonydetroit This rules. 3w
  •   landofnirvana Fabulous structure 2d

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sephlawless [ TAP FOR SOUND ]

I see a lot of crazy, depressing things when I'm traveling taking these images. So when I stay at hotels the very first thing I do is jump on the bed like a lil kid.

Music: House of Pain-Jump Around
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sephlawless I take too many stupid risks doing this job. 3w
  •   magsbrat But it's deeply appreciated.....I love the job you do! 3w
  •   dr_crooks71 🏼🏼🏼🏼🏼 3w
  •   iamsusanne Oh my gosh looks really dangerous. Be careful out there!! 3w
  •   doughnut_roller You must see some awesome graffiti 3w
  •   kali.meggers such a sick shot 3w
  •   pkayp38 I love the pictures that you take though, they are hauntingly beautiful. 3w
  •   cherylschiltz Abandoned anything is worth the risk... Great shot! 3w
  •   marinemom2004 Oppulance...we had it...,left it 4d

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sephlawless [ My love even more beautiful on the inside ]

From the 'Seph Lawless can only take pics of abandoned things series'🤔🤗🏽this emoji is getting out of hand
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