This mother had the right idea when I took this image three years ago: expose her son, amid New York’s vast concrete jungle, to the realm of lush nature. I found the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to be all that, and more. No matter how young this boy might have been, it could never be too late to plant in him the seeds of an idea of the beautiful--even when, as here, it's just the entrance to this jewel of the city.
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