The Past Is Present: Rich Perry’s ‘Route 66’ Photographs

‘Drink Coca Cola,’ in Stroud, Okla. Photo by Rich Perry

In New York City’s Assemblage, a new private club in the trendy NoMad neighborhood, medical anthropologist, psychologist and shaman Alberto Villoldo lectures a large crowd of mostly young professionals on “Hacking Your Neurology With Sacred Plant Medicine.” In Stroud, Okla., the town website carries public service helpline announcements for Quit Smoking or Gambling, Detox to Rehab, and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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