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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
"This way out"

Urban basketball is often the way out of poverty & this photo symbolises a lot about it. The smokestack represents tallness and the object of the game by going through the middle of the rim like the ball. Ominous sky means trouble, the emptiness can represent opportunity or failure.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Copyright: © Warren Eakins