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Not all children are born equal: Eugenia Maximova’s touching portrayal of Maggy and her story

When I first saw Eugenia Maximova‘s ‘Little Maggie’s Sweet Home’ photo series, I questioned whether it romanticizes poverty. And for a good reason. In black and white, little Maggie hiding here and there, a lost house in between flats. It almost seems like a game, like an alternative to the flats that surround the ruined house. And the truth is that the story behind the photos is anything but romantic.

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