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A Lottery Life

Lottery ticket seller in Trivandrum, Kerala.
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6 responses

  1. It looks as though he might benefit from winning the lottery.

    November 20, 2011 at 10:37 am

    • The lottery tickets sellers always seem to be some of the poorest in society. It is often the only work available for the elderly and the handicapped.

      November 20, 2011 at 4:49 pm

  2. Has The Big Issue reached your shores?

    November 20, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    • No “Big Issue” salesmen here, but it’s a very good comparison..

      November 21, 2011 at 7:06 am

  3. Toffeeapple

    He looks very sad but the juxtaposition of colours is superb.

    November 21, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    • A beautiful sadness. That could describe so much of India…

      November 21, 2011 at 7:11 pm

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