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Sleeping with one eye open
The Ocean Meet San Juan
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Hello Godzilla!
Stormy Sunset
Tide of the Dead
Hello Cutie!
Whale Shark
Hello Bashful!
Sol da Tarde
A Bride's Farewell
Sunbathing Sea Lion
diamonds in the grass
Cold Sunset
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Jumpman
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13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A Bride's Farewell

When a Hindu woman marries, she leaves her own family to live with her husband’s. After the wedding ceremony — sometimes taking 4 - 5 days — the adult men leave the ceremonial area, allowing the bride to formally say good-bye to her family and demonstrate her great sorrow.

TAGS: Bride, Ceremony, Family, Nepal, Wedding

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 9:10 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Janakpur, Nepal