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A young Nepalese girl, dressed in her school uniform. She attended the same private school in Kathmandu that the orphans I worked with went to, many of them on generous scholarships. Like many children in Kathmandu, the kohl around this girl's eyes is not only applied for aesthetic reasons but to protect her against the evil eye.

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A young Nepalese girl, dressed in her school uniform. She attended the same private school in Kathmandu that the orphans I worked with went to, many of them on generous scholarships. Like many children in Kathmandu, the kohl around this girl's eyes is not only applied for aesthetic reasons but to protect her against the evil eye.

Tags: kathmandu, nepal, schoolgirl, kohl, evil eye, portrait

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