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A Toposa girl protects her family's sorghum crop on October 1, 2021, near Kuron, South Sudan.
She stands on an elevated platform where she can survey the field. When birds come to eat the grain, she forms a ball of mud around the end of a long flexible stick, which she then swings and cracks like a whip, sending the mud flying toward the birds. As the harvest approaches, every field has at least one such elevated platform, and children are the main protectors of the crop.
- Paul Jeffrey
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- Sampler of New Work 2021