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MEXICO CITY — A prostitute with a client who has been coming to her for 30 years, 1997.
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Zoom In: The Prostitutes of La Merced
Zoom In: The Prostitutes of La Merced
In 2001, after five years of work photographing women prostitutes in the La Merced district of Mexico City, Maya Goded was awarded the prestigious Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography, which helped her to continue documenting the stories of these women. Magnum Photos and Slate present a selection of images from the award-winning essay "Neighborhood of Solitude: Prostitutes of Mexico City."
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