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Child of the Maasai

This little boy lives in a Maasai tribe near Msata, Tanzania. He had never seen a caucasian person before this day. After nearly an hour at his home, he finally came out in the open to see myself and my two boys. This tribe lives in huts made out of their cows' dung, therefore they live their lives completely surrounded by flies. Infants are born knowing nothing else, which is how this child is able to make no effort to move the hundreds of flies from every part of his body.

TAGS: Maasai, Tanzania

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America
Member since 2019
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© amber jameson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2019
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2019, 12:32 a.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-5100
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f5.6
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PHOTO LOCATION outside of Msata, Tanzania