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1300 Block, Trinidad NE, DC

Although the "American Experience" may be looking for more of historical experiences with artifacts. This picture details a group of people living in Trinidad NE, Washington DC and their annual block party cookout. The people in the neighborhood every year pull together money to provide food, fames, music and drinks for locals. This neighborhood has and continues to go through much handsome such as violence and low incomes. Nevertheless, experiencing the neighborhood and people, their smiles were bright and eyes lit with joy. For although there might be some hardships in the neighborhood, the block parties is a symbolization of unity and appreciation of life.

TAGS: District Of Columbia, United States

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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
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© Marie Emerson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2015, 10 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 40mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f3.2
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PHOTO LOCATION Trinidad NE, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States of America