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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A leprous man and a beggar. Nizamuddin West, Delhi, 2018.

Leprosy is still widespread in India. I spent a long time on that street, the leprous man didn’t mind the presence of my camera. After some time a beggar came, his movements were singular, with his head lolling on his bending chest. The moment was eventually broken by a policeman who brought the leprous man away, for a reason that I ignore.

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Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Photo Location: Delhi, India
Copyright: © Marco Campi