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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Fenced Freedom

The composition of the image refers to the migrant crisis currently facing our country, as the flag and cherry blossoms imply that the grass really is greener on the other side. The towering brick structure in the background represents the institution of authority in the U.S; which directly contracts the fact that it is actually a low-income housing project.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D600
Copyright: © Lake Lewis