14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Needles on cactus beside the Arkansas River in Pueblo, Co August 2016

This photo shows the ability to stand alone and to have courage within ourselves. Just as the cactus, we have the means to protect ourselves against anything that tries to bring us down.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Pueblo, Colorado, United States of America
Copyright: © Kristen McLaughlin-Bill