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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The helpless child monk

It was in a monastery in Ladakh where this child monk was left by his family for good. While talking to him, I felt his sadness and willingness to go back to his home and stay with his family but he had no way. While coming down the stairs, he appeared to be hand-less the same way he seemed helpless to me to get out of the place.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Arnab Adak