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Happiness in Simplicity

Walking through a small village in Peru, I saw an elderly woman sitting on a hillside, spinning alpaca wool into thread. I asked if I could take her picture and she reluctantly agreed... for a price. I handed her a few pesos and she allowed me to take exactly one picture.

TAGS: Elderly, People, Peru, Spinning

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Date Taken: 07.2013
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PHOTO LOCATION Cuzco , Peru