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Free Clinic

The powerful portraits created for this report by Nicholas Nixon offer an intimate glimpse inside the examining rooms and waiting rooms of the Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland. Nixon, whose images are included in major museums throughout the world, has published several volumes of his work and received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.The Foundation commissioned these photographs to illustrate our ongoing commitment to meet the needs of the less advantaged in our community and to work toward sound public policies that provide adequate health care for all our citizens.