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Life in a Cage
Photograph by Jodi Cobb

Surekha has spent much of her life in this four-by-six-foot (one-by-two-meter) brothel cell in Mumbai, India. She sleeps, prepares her meals, and stores her few possessions here—and this is where she serviced the customer who infected her with HIV.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Kodachrome 200
Lens: 24mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/8 @ f/2.8

Weather Conditions: Indoors
Time of Day: Unrecorded
Lighting Techniques: Available light



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