People Are Awesome: Amazing Unknown Chicago Street Photographer's Work Discovered

Vivian Maier spent her life snapping thousands of amazing photographs. The world is just finding out.

The video below tells the story of a woman named Vivian Maier, who took thousands of amazing photographs on the streets of Chicago, creating a photographic ouevre on par with noted street photographers like Walker Evans.

Watch the video (9 minutes, but worth every second) to hear about how Maier's photos came in to the possession of a young man who is now scanning them and attempting to get her the recognition she deserves.

Via F Stoppers