Wednesday, January 9, 2013

January 8, 2013. C'mon Boy!

I aimed my camera and he turned right before I snapped. I don't know why he turned, why he started running in the first place, or if he was really looking at me at that moment, but it was a good moment.
Acul was not short of children with machetes, but don't take it the wrong way. As people from the city we stood out like a sore toe which brought a few stares but all it took was a friendly hello to get a smile from the locals. Only a few blocks in size, people here live simpler lives and depend on the land, and they need all the labor they can get. However this isn't Industrial Revolution-type child labor, but a way of life. Everyone here helps out, and everyone is happy to do so too.

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