Day Two Hundred Twenty, August 30, 2011

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The guards

Please meet this sweet couple. They live in a small room at the entrance of a construction site on a Shanghai street. The bikes behind them belong to some of the workers on the site. They were in their little home doing housework when I passed by with my camera, we exchanged smiles and I asked if I may photograph them. They invited me in, while they straightened their brushed their hair and straightened their clothes for the photo.

If I were to put a word to describe these people, it would certainly be ‘kind’. Yes, I met with kindness today and it made my day so much more valuable.

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7 comments

  1. Great photo. Sometimes it’s good to talk to strangers. 🙂

  2. that is such a sweet photo mimo – you really captured that kindness! (like your new gravatar image too).

  3. This is a great one. Lovely to encounter kindness in your day. c

  4. This is an awesome photo with a beautiful story behind it. Nice work!

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