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Urban Wheel
Hindu followers in Fasting and Lighting of Lamps festival
Xiaguzi fishing port
lonely
Sofa
Lilac breasted roller, South Africa
Inner Mongolia grassland
Hindu devotees in Fasting and Lighting of Lamps festival
Anastasia
Before opening of a football match
Road to light
Ray
Anastasia
A train and passengers
happy couple
Stream in the village
Machu Picchu
women and suitcases
pipel tree and the kingfisher
Two Trees
old tramway
The Golden Raft
Waiting for Santa
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Ray

Ray Cooper is a retired crab fisherman living on Tangier Island. The island is threatened by sea rise level and erosion. Ray is too poor to afford a real house so he live in this trailer. A couple times a month, he has to go back finish to make so money because his pension is too small.

TAGS: Fisherman, Island, Poverty, Trailer, Virginia

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Paris, France
Member since 2018
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© Sébastien Leban.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2018
Total Views: 14
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 21, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Camera Make: Leica Camera AG
Camera Model: LEICA M (Typ 240)
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/179
Aperture: f9.5
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Tangier, Virginia, United States of America