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It’s true that these circumstances are rough on children, who are forced to grow and endure work at a very early age. But it is especially hard on the elderly, like this woman who at the time I shot this picture was 112 years old. Abandoned by her family, there isn’t much for her to do but to watch life pass her by.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC | Friday, 28 June 2013 | Views [267] | View Larger Image

It’s true that these circumstances are rough on children, who are forced to grow and endure work at a very early age. But it is especially hard on the elderly, like this woman who at the time I shot this picture was 112 years old. Abandoned by her family, there isn’t much for her to do but to watch life pass her by.

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