13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Photo taken at Awra Amba, an egalitarian community in northern Ethiopia. Residents work to alleviate poverty and provide social security by adhering to the principles of gender equality, no religious affiliation, and caring for the needy. The woman in the foreground is discussing care of elders like the woman behind her.
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||Oct. 18, 2015, 1:50 p.m.