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Gitty gets ready to go for dinner in her apartment in Brooklyn.

All Photos: Clémence de Limburg

Gitty gets ready to go for dinner in her apartment in Brooklyn.

Gitty in her bedroom in Brooklyn.

Gitty in her living room in Brooklyn.

Gitty’s room in Brooklyn where she keeps her daughter’s toys and shoes that are forbidden in the Satmar community.

Gitty calls her ex-husband from her mother’s house in Kiryas Joel to arrange a time to pick up her daughter. She has been waiting for an hour already.

Gitty looks at the flower that her daughter Esther Miriam picked for her.

Gitty preparing ice cream for her daughter in the kitchen of Gitty’s mother’s home in Kiryas Joel.

Gitty playing with her daughter and stepbrother in Monroe.

Gitty and her daughter saying good-bye in the car before returning her to her dad.

Gitty and her grandmother, Carol Feinman, looking at her grandparents’ wedding-photo album in New York.

Gitty and her grandfather looking at life drawings of Gitty’s mother before she became Hasidic.

Gitty talking to her grandparents after she cooked them dinner at their apartment in Manhattan.

Gitty’s daughter at Gitty’s friend’s house in Monsey.

Gitty and Esther Miriam playing at a friend’s house.

Gitty playing with her daughter at her friend’s house in Monsey. Esther Miriam enjoys playing with Barbies and other toys that are forbidden by Orthodox practice in the Satmar community because they are considered too sexual.

Gitty and her daughter getting ready to go swimming at a friend’s house in Monsey.

Gitty and her daughter, walking toward the swimming pool at a friend’s house in Monsey. Orthodox practice doesn’t allow girls and women to be uncovered like this in the Satmar community.

Gitty and her daughter at a friend’s house in Monsey. Gitty said, “Mommy loves you as high as the sky.”

Gitty and her daughter in Monsey under supervision.

Gitty in the bathroom of a bar in the town of Monroe. She just changed clothes after leaving her mother’s house and meets with a friend for a drink before taking the bus back to Brooklyn.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

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