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" city of angels 2 1 No Strangers 3 To gaze at the images in no strangers: ancient wisdom in a modern world is to connect with the wonder of humanity's diverse cultures and the plight of indigenous people around the world. The exhibit poses a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive? A compelling, originally produced short documentary provides commentary and elucidation for this remarkable collection at the Annenberg Space for Photography through February 24. www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org 1) South Sudan A Dinka boy from South Sudan lavishes endless care and affection on his animals, which he considers part of the family. He is named after his favored ox, his Namesake Ox, in the hope he will mature with the same strength and beauty. He and his Namesake Ox are as one. As he grows up, the animal will accompany him everywhere, even as he courts a potential lover by 12 CofA_01.indd 12 singing songs that extol both her beauty and that of the magniicent animal at his side.© Beckwith/Fisher (Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher) 2) Central Highlands of Papua New Guinea A man and a woman share an intimate moment during a courtship ritual in the cenbtral highlands of Papua New Guinea. © Timothy Allen 3) Haridwar, India A young child dressed as the Hindu deity Lord Shiva, often depicted in the color blue, asks for money at a religious festival in Haridwar, India. © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos wholelifetimesmagazine.com 11/27/12 2:58 PM

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