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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Fragile like a bomb II

You were born female. You were born in a certain society with its gendered constrains. You can feel them in your body every single day. It is a burden, sometimes a blessing, you don’t exactly know. What does it mean to be a “woman”? You don’t know. You do know, by experience, that it is exhausting. Are you this delicate beautiful flower they expect you to be? Are you a prisoner of your own blooming process? What are you blooming into?

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Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Miami, Florida, United States of America
Copyright: © Sarah Fleury