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Mursi Tribesmen Admire Their Self-Portrait

Members of the Mursi tribe gather around to look at a photo of themselves taken only moments before with a Polaroid camera. Their faces betray pure wonder and delight. Weeks after having returned from Ethiopia, I look at this picture and smile; it captures so much of what I love about humanity.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Jinka , Ethiopia
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Dottie Bond