12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
A penalty sign in Philadelphia

Intrigued by the absurdity of the penalty sign. You could say it fits the America's zero-tolerance mentality. At the same time, it makes me wonder what sort of despair made the people resort to such drastic measures?

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Date Taken: 09.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Philadelphia, Illinois, United States of America
Copyright: © Samina Khan