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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Wrinkles of independence

Ladies can be seen working as labour, hawker, carrying heavy burdens on their shoulder... Even at old age. I really respect the ladies there where they earn a living by themselves, independently, without depending on the men in their family. This old lady was selling candle in a paper cup for people to make wishes and let it float on the water.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Hoi An, Vietnam
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © xin yee chong