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In the Unites States, people will almost always put on an exaggerated smile or some other facade when they see a camera. This man, like so many Guatemalans that I met, felt no compulsion to do so. H

In the Unites States, people will almost always put on an exaggerated smile or some other facade when they see a camera. This man, like so many Guatemalans that I met, felt no compulsion to do so. He was simply himself, honest and real.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2009
Date Uploaded: 04.2011
Photo Location: Guatemala
Copyright: © Peter Blanchard
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