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Tough Life

By david deveson  
Veronika lives on the streets of Rome. She comes from Romania. Passes her time outside a supermarket where she's not allowed to enter. She has to rely on money from passers by. Money she sends to her mother in Bucharesti where she is saving for an operation to repair her arthritic hips. Her Mother cannot walk and finds it difficult to care for Veronika's daughter. Veronika lives for the day she has enough money to return home and care for her Mother and daughter. She doesn't see how it will ever be possible. Neither do I.

Tags: Photo journalism

Voters: mrswoolybill, vickyf, Philip_H and 18 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.0k 2465 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2012 9:50PM
Composition 100%, as you know. Emotion 100%, as you know...
Moira
vickyf 16 8 8 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2012 9:51PM
Very moving and very beautiful.
Philo 11 99 83 England
13 Jul 2012 10:43PM
A very moving image and story.
Phil
rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
13 Jul 2012 11:05PM
A "time life " image David, worthy of a higher accolade.
Ron.
chavender Plus
11 517 1 France
14 Jul 2012 7:05AM
Strong, emotive image beautifully taken and presented.

Bill
Leilani 17 29 3 England
14 Jul 2012 8:25AM
Very emotive strong image, it's sad. Sad
LesF 15 182 9
17 Jul 2012 9:19AM
Emotion superbly captured David


LesF

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