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Blue Angels in Formation over the San Francisco Bay
Blue Angels in Formation over the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge
Monochrome in New York
a tower of the big church in The Hague (Netherlands)
Hand
Victory
In the marketplace
Time stands still
A mad woman on the street of provincial russian city
Humble bumble enjoying the last colors of Fall
An American economist and 2007 Nobel laureate Eric Stark Maskin in Saint Petersburg State University
The Truth.
Angels & Demons
First Snow
morning sun breaking through the clouds and burning into the hills
Stumbled upon natural beauty
An Accidental Visitor - Rosebug
Old Jewish gravestones
Fall Burst
Reach for the Stars
Devil
Blue Angels in Formation over the Jeremiah O'Brien
A local man exploring the low river during a drought in Maine
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Truth.

I clicked this at Koteshwar, Gujarat. And even though there are millions in poverty. This one made me think. He did not even know why the state he was in wouldn't change. Because for him, he sits everyday. He takes money from people but why is it that people come in cars and he still sits there. Everyday. 24/7. He'd cry 'Eh Kuch paise dede' to a random passerby. It saddened me how all I could do was give him money, which would just be taken by his parents. My dad asked me to come back, told me that we were leaving. I left the place. What I couldn't leave was this little man's face. This specific picture crushes me from the inside, whenever I see it. I feel lucky to have been born in a family who can afford the luxuries of a roof and good food. It however makes me sick, how so many people cannot. How there's still so much that needs to be done.

TAGS: India, Portrait, Poverty

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Manipal, India
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© Debang Sharma.
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Date Taken: 01.2016
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 19, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
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