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The Grit, Grind, and Glory of Work

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 28, 2010 by stevemccurry

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TIBET-10013NF2 Tibet

 

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Whether it is men fishing from poles in Sri Lanka, nuns washing dishes, miners digging beneath the earth in Afghanistan, or Dalits cleaning the streets of India, work is universal, yet  intensely personal. Many work in order to survive another day.

KASHMIR-10023Srinagar, Kashmir

BURMA-10132Myanmar/Burma

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USA-10205NFNew York City

INDONESIA-10006Java, Indonesia

BURMA-10044 Yangon, Myanmar

Many find their identity in the work they do. Some enjoy intense satisfaction in their work.  For others, the line between work and play is hard to find.

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SRILANKA-10072Sri Lanka

SRILANKA-10006Weligama, Sri Lanka

PARAGUAY-10019Filadelfia, Paraguay

“Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.”

-  Kahlil Gibran

 

YUGOSLAVIA-10050NFCroatia

PAKISTAN-10032Between Peshawar and Lahore, Pakistan

THAILAND-10052Thailand

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KASHMIR-10004Saffron Harvest, Srinagar, Kashmir

 

PAKISTAN-10046Pakistan


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