Virgins in America:  Associate Pastor J.R. Hall prays over the purity ring ceremony participants after they received their rings and "True Love Waits" commitment certificates at the Full Life Assembly of God in Franklin, TN. February 13, 2008 © Marvi Lacar

Virgins in America: Associate Pastor J.R. Hall prays over the purity ring ceremony participants after they received their rings and "True Love Waits" commitment certificates at the Full Life Assembly of God in Franklin, TN. February 13, 2008 © Marvi Lacar

  Toxic Philippines:  Diane Liwanag, 12, holds on to her rosary while her mother changes her clothes. © Marvi Lacar

Toxic Philippines: Diane Liwanag, 12, holds on to her rosary while her mother changes her clothes. © Marvi Lacar

  Salula, Escaped from Marriage:   Narok, Kenya. Salula Sylvia Naingisa, 11, prays during an evening fellowship inside the girl's dorm at the Tasaru Safehouse for Girls. © Marvi Lacar

Salula, Escaped from Marriage:  Narok, Kenya. Salula Sylvia Naingisa, 11, prays during an evening fellowship inside the girl's dorm at the Tasaru Safehouse for Girls. © Marvi Lacar

  Traditional Blade:  Kameli, Kenya. A Maasai villager displays the traditional blade used to circumcise young girls before the practice became illegal in Kenya. © Marvi Lacar

Traditional Blade: Kameli, Kenya. A Maasai villager displays the traditional blade used to circumcise young girls before the practice became illegal in Kenya. © Marvi Lacar

 Halloween in Suburbia. Mateo, 2014 © Marvi Lacar

Halloween in Suburbia. Mateo, 2014 © Marvi Lacar

 Mateo Seeks the Light. Upstate, NY © Marvi Lacar

Mateo Seeks the Light. Upstate, NY © Marvi Lacar

 Fall 2012. Brooklyn, NY © Marvi Lacar

Fall 2012. Brooklyn, NY © Marvi Lacar

 Kaleb and his Superheroes, Maplewood, NJ © Marvi Lacar

Kaleb and his Superheroes, Maplewood, NJ © Marvi Lacar