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Laurinda

First Prize - Portraits Category, Singles 

Raphaela Rosella, Australia, Oculi

Moree, New South Wales, Australia

Laurinda waits in her purple dress for the bus that will take her to Sunday school. She is among the many socially-isolated young women in disadvantaged communities in Australia facing entrenched poverty, racism, trans-generational trauma, violence, addiction, and a range of other barriers to health and well-being.