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Same lip piercing. Same wooden disks. A Sara woman in what is today Chad greeted her look-alike in a 1938 Geographic held by Walter Weber, a staff artist sent to paint wildlife in central Africa.

Photograph by Volkmar Wentzel, 1956
From 100 Best Vintage Photographs, 2004

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