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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The mortal's fear

This kid was collecting rags for hours near a temple. People came offered sweets to gods (idols) in temple but no one offered him a bite. After struggle of separating whatever could be kept for a meal from rotten fruits thrown on side of footpath, he picked this and looked as this was going to be the biggest meal of day. Indeed a mortal's fear.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2014
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS 1000D
Copyright: © Vinayak Harshvardhan