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Dragonfly
Toy salesman
Watching a carnival ride
Snowfall in an empty lot
A large paper mask with light at the Spring Festival
Closing the curtains
Abandoned Architecture
Solitary push back to the West Coast
A face in a bubble
Dawn in the Cascades
Down Rodeo
Francisco Morán, Plaza Libertad
Juan Molina, Plaza Morazán
Julio Cruz Hernández, Avenida Independencia
Cicada
Kimchi making in Korea
In nature, like colors seem to attract.
José Rafael Rubio, Avenida Independencia
Amado de Jesús, Plaza Gerardo Barrios
Caterpillar on a post in Buttermilk Falls
Isolated From Mainland
Down The Rabbit Hole
Raccoon wants food
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Francisco Morán, Plaza Libertad

“In 2005, the Ministry of Work did not want to give vocational training to seniors. So I was unable to find work anywhere. My last employer told me that I should get work unofficially without a license, but I didn’t want to. I was just one year short of 60 years old. The Inspector came and gave me a license so that I could do business. I started out with 2 boxes, one for cigarettes and gum, and the other to shine shoes. I make my shoe shine boxes out of old tomato boxes. Someone bought this one for me, and I haven’t sold it. It is my sustenance.”

TAGS: Box, El Salvador, People, Poverty, Work

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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© Rodrigo Silva.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Filed Under: Altered Images
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: July 27, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Focal Length: 27mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO200
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