what was that? is that all there is? who is this? this is it.

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March 31, 2020

Plenty of room to grow in: A Baluchistan lad, bundled up against winter’s numbing grip, proudly displays his two-wheeled steed. With the prospect of at least a high-school education comes a new wealth of opportunities. Tonight he can dream dreams as vast and vital as all Iran, and, waking, may find those dreams coming true. 

 

 


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pw asser said...

This photo appears on page 47 of the January 1975 issue of National Geographic with that caption and all its commas and entitled white guy condescending mumbo jumbo appearing on page 46. I took a picture of it. Now Iím ready to cut it out and frame it and hang it on the wall somewhere here at HQ because this lad knows whatís up. He knew it in 1975. He knows it now. Two-wheeled steeds are where itís at.

Posted March 31, 2020 08:45 PM | Reply to this comment

Steve said...

Reminds me of your green bike

Posted April 1, 2020 11:34 AM | Reply to this comment

pilder replied to Steve...

steel wheels heavy as all get out

Posted April 1, 2020 11:49 AM | Reply to this comment

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