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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Ghost town families

14-year-old Valerio Allegrini draws on the hood of his family car, covered in dust after a bell tower’s collapse. His mother Adele, who was driving, escaped death by a matter of seconds. Rocchetta, Italy 2016.

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Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Italy
Copyright: © Matteo Bastianelli