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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
I AM NOT MINGI CHILD

Discovered a deeply held secret on visits to the Omo River Valley in southwestern Ethiopia, a place of traditional culture and spectacular beauty. Children regarded as cursed, or "mingi," were thought to be responsible for misfortune and were killed.

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Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Camera: NIKON Z 7
Copyright: © Donell Gumiran