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A world united...a retrospective of the countries I visited, the many beautiful people I had the opportunity to encounter, a random set of portraits from all around the world. A tribute to a world united! Woman with lip plate of the Mursi tribe, living at the Omo river's western bank (Ethiopia) As I will be missing time to take new images -seen my happy employment at the Red Cross asylum centre-, I tribute this series to the wonderful diversity of people and cultures, all equally important…

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Nathan Tosh
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The feeling of the lower lips dangling and wobbling (from lip plates) against my cheeks as the Suri Tribe women kiss me around the campfire this evening was something I’ll never forget. The Mursi and Suri Tribe are one of the last African ethnic groups that still wear lip plates.

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