""My mom was 16 when she had me, so my dad wasn't ever around. So there weren't too many people to look up to, you know? Trump was just always out there. A lot of people never liked him, but he seems successful. I always wanted to be like a businessman, and I liked the way he did it. I saw Trump – I thought that's somebody to look up to. Ain't too many successful people in my neighborhood as far as business – maybe doing something illegal. But a legit businessman going all over the world, that has buildings? Where I'm from it's good to have some Jordans, that might be the goal. But I don't hear nobody talking about having buildings that they built." @nytimes reporters are asking people at #Election2016 campaign events — like Damairs Carter of Las Vegas, pictured here — what makes them passionate about politics. Follow the photographer @chadbatka, and visit the link in our profile to see more from this ongoing series. #ofthepeople2016" By nytimes on Instagram.
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