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October 11, 2010
Despair 1of5 by ~xxxmaterial. The suggester writes, "there is such a... dreary despair in the little girl's blank face."
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Despair 1of5

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I call this series despair. It is about people and the despair in their lives. A neglected child in the dysfunctional family, he beaten girl, a defeated man and a junkie all caught up in despair and have forgotten how to enjoy life. Finally a homeless man with not a care in the world.
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1aundulxaldin's avatar
A very scary scene. 
GarionLebenskunst's avatar
Too true a reality in lots of families all over the planet. Sad shit we naked apes are doing to each other.
prettyflour's avatar
This has been featured in my journal!

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TrickyCreature's avatar
Oh my goodness, that's so sad and realistic... Well done, I say with a tear in my eye.
Knightster's avatar
You hit home with this one mate.
Reminds me of my fucked up childhood :/
But anyway, amazing photograph, captures the scene perfectly.
Job well done.
DeathDefyingTree's avatar
This reminds me of when my family argues. You are really good with photos! She has the exact face of mine when I hear my parents argue over money...
This is a very strong image. The b&w adds to the message. Well done!
wolfloverxxx's avatar
Awwwww! That looks sad... :(
TAZmaniandevil13's avatar
I was wondering if you minded if I painted this?I would (of course)have a link back to your work and everything.The emotion in the girl's face just...gets to me.I guess I feel like I can relate, not to the parents fighting but the pain you can see in the little girl.Beautiful work and thanks!
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karinajoy's avatar
wow.. so so powerful.. brings back horrific memories for me :tears:
this is very emotional, i love it, the little girls staring face is just so striking, it stirs something inside of me.
far out.. great work!
AngelUniverse's avatar
Amazing picture... :heart:

I think people who had these types of childhoods are the ones who grow the strongest because they don't ever want to replay the memories...

Very, very powerful picture~
Very powerful. Somewhat triggering too, and I kinda felt really bad for a moment there. So, obviously, it's a pretty good piece.
UltimateCreature5757's avatar
She's so cute, and I'm sad............I hate this feeling, we all do because deep down it's within us all of the time.
PDavid85's avatar
You catched the feeling right. ;)
xmademoiselle-surrea's avatar
I got goosebumps ...

Absolutely amazing photograph!

I love the expression of the little girl ... it says everything
Strawberryicescream's avatar
it's so awfully true. it kinda hurts.
but it's a really great picture and concept.
contra-rawr's avatar
such a powerful photo! it's no wonder this got a DD, there's just so much emotion in this, wonderful photography, and congrats on the DD!
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