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This was taken at the fetish market in Ketou. I had about 2 hours to kill while waiting for this little boy's father (who didn't show up in the end anyways!) , so I decided to snap a few shots around the tables. This little guy was very curious but apprehensive of the "yovo" or white man. Notice the scarification on his cheeks behind his hands. He was a little shy of the camera. Just look at the walls of his home though, it's heartbreaking really as I sit here on my computer in a room the size of his entire house!

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  • Copyright: Ben Gamble (Ben2Africa) (12)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-01-23
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/4.2, 1/120 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-04-25 23:42
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