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MyBuddyFidel

The challenging and protective look says it all: " Don't you dare to do anything to him."
I took this picture, downtown Sao Paulo, during m...
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The challenging and protective look says it all: " Don't you dare to do anything to him."
I took this picture, downtown Sao Paulo, during my trip to Brazil, last year. Ironically enough, the homeless guy, whose time on the streets of the monstrous 12-million-people's city, is more than he can count, takes the name after the city that made him homeless. Paulo is his name.
Nevertheless, if Paulo lacks a home, the orange old tent he sleeps in wouldn't be enough to keep all the love he feels towards his puppy. " His name is Fidel (which translates to "loyal" in English). He is my life. He would give his life for me, and I would surely do the same for him. If I am still alive is because of Fidel."
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Anba
 
Anba October 15, 2017
A wonderful capture!!! Full of emotion!
Hamburgensie
 
Hamburgensie January 08, 2018
Beautiful photo, beautiful story!
su51cla
 
su51cla January 08, 2018
A wonderful picture which is enhanced with the back story.
WilmaWolf
 
WilmaWolf January 08, 2018
Breathtakingly beautiful.
marzenego PRO+
 
marzenego January 09, 2018
Amazing portrait. bravo!
TheLittlePhotographer
 
TheLittlePhotographer January 16, 2018
The saying: a picture says more than 1000 words, fits in this image perfect. Really great shot! :)
MRueffer PRO+
 
MRueffer January 16, 2018
Great photo, great story!
AnnaCrowe
 
AnnaCrowe January 25, 2018
What a strong picture !!
RiViCo PRO+
 
RiViCo January 29, 2018
Shot of a liferime
korinna
 
korinna January 31, 2018
Voted! He reminds me of Carlos Santana ;)
RiViCo PRO+
 
RiViCo February 25, 2018
It tells a story, excellent capture
tyraardourel
 
tyraardourel February 28, 2018
Love the photo, capturing great emotion
RiViCo PRO+
 
RiViCo April 08, 2018
Great shot, well done
annbutler_4049
 
annbutler_4049 May 20, 2018
Great photo and story❤️❤️
price-moore_photography
 
price-moore_photography October 14, 2018
Wow
rozenknopf
 
rozenknopf November 06, 2018
the reality of the world
tmlakshmi PRO
 
tmlakshmi December 01, 2018
great shot
katiemillard
 
katiemillard March 05, 2019
Paulo is loved, Fidel is loved and it shows, fabulous image
chrysmarty PRO+
 
chrysmarty September 27, 2019
I just love this one, so soulful. Brought me to tears. Excellent.
SpokeninRed
 
SpokeninRed July 30, 2020
A truly wonderful portrait.
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