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Tibetan children at a traditional Tibetan performance

Even though we had limited communication, the boys would continuously give us food and at one point, the older brother reached into his pocket and pulled out a ring and proceeded to give it to me. I felt so touched by his gesture. I would play with the younger boy and I would tell him to smile for a picture. He was much more shy and every time I’d tell him “笑一笑!” (smile!), he’d hide behind his brother, but would give me the biggest smile afterwards. I wanted to give them both something, but because I didn’t have much to give, I gave them each a US dollar since that was all that I had. The adults around us were equally fascinated as the boys were, and when I gave them the dollars they were so happy.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 2:13 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5300
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Xigaze/Tibet, China