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Old Man, Bottle Gatherer

The old man is gathering bottles in an urban street in Tianjin. Seemingly oblivious to others, and despite the severe weather, he is exposed to the sun's blazes and is still trying to gather plastic bottles and putting them in stacks to meet a livelihood.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Tianjin, China
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © David Li