2004 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 2nd prize

Jorge López Viera

03 July, 2003

Alma (23), smokes an early-morning marijuana cigarette on a rooftop. This old neighborhood is home to many people living on the margins of city life, including prostitutes and street children. Marijuana is readily available, and the youth experiment with other substances in the face of the narrow options offered by poverty in an urban environment.

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Jorge López Viera

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