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Little bird. Gingee | by entrelec
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Little bird. Gingee

I spent 4 days in Gingee, hoping the end of the rain.

I used to go at the bus stand, very crowdy in this village, expecting for shot opportunities.

This little girl belongs to a gipsy orphan group who stays all along the day in the bus stand for begging.

I never give money to kids, so the first time she came to me, maybe she have been disapointed, but quickly she showed big interest to my camera.


I took a snap and showed her the LCD screen.


All along theese 4 days, she came to me, in the crowd, from time to time;

sometimes alone, sometimes with another sister or friends, never to ask for money.I shared my biscuits with her.

I felt her little hand pulling my tee shirt, and she was here asking for a new portrait, looking at me in her own way, half interrogative, half curiosity.

And, after looking at the screen, she flew away, like a little bird...until the next time.

After leaving Gingee, I miss her some days, even today writing this note...

I sent her this portrait, hope she have received it.

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Taken on December 11, 2005