Photographing the ‘nomads’ who call Walmart parking lots home

Spending the night in your car is frowned upon at best — and illegal at worst — but Walmart does welcome such customers with open arms to its parking lots, per its official policy. Two Walmarts in Flagstaff, Arizona are particularly known for their temporary residents, and Wired has published a photo series from photographer Nolan Conway that captures the unique slice of Americans found on these lots. Pseudo-communities have even formed between the “nomads,” with one explaining that on “Christmas Eve I put a note on everybody’€™s door to come over in the morning, and I fixed Christmas breakfast for everybody.” View the full series over at Wired or Nolan Conway’s website.

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