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5 a.m.

Every day 5 a.m. passes me by. While I am asleep there is a world that I am completely detached from.
When I begin settling in for the evening there are countless others getting themselves ready to start their day.

From bakers and farmers to gas station attendants and factory line workers, we live in a world that never truly sleeps. Productivity and services continue to be provided while many of us are asleep and dreaming.
When I wake up in the morning I can, without a second thought, enjoy freshly made bread, produce picked hours earlier or even a newly paved road.

The 5 a.m. project developed out of an interest to step outside of my 9-to-5 world; to document places, people and livelihoods at — or as close as possible to —
5 a.m. The world may look very different when not congested with people and cars but that does not mean we have all settled in for sleep.

Welcome to 5 a.m.

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Thank you to all the companies and organizations who have already participated in 5 a.m.
I could not have done this without you -Brian

Waterloo Regional Police Services
Brick Brewery
Luther Village on the Park
Shoppers Drug Mart
Grand River Hospital
CBC Radio Kitchener
CTV News Kitchener
Kuntz Electroplating
City of Kitchener Fire Fighters
Dare Foods
Goodlife Fitness
City Cafe
Cressridge Farms