I like this photograph due to the distant stare and facial expression shown by the model. I also like how she has been exposed and lit well within the image.

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Little is known of Horace Warner and nothing is known of his relationship to the nippers. Only 30 of these pictures survive, out of 240 he took in 1912 of the Spitalfields Nippers, East End London. They originally accompanied the annual reports of the charitable Bedford Institute, Quaker St, Spitalfields as illustrations of poverty, "but that is not the sum total of these beguiling photographs...spirited images of something more subtle and compelling, the elusive drama of childhood itself."

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After Steubenville: 25 Things Our Sons need to know about Manhood via aholyexperience.com

What is Labor Day to you? End of summer? Start of the school year? It used to be so much more.

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