Favela Debutante Ball: Photographer Silvia Izquierdo

A teenage girl holds still for make-up ahead of a debutante ball organized by the Pacifying Police Unit from her Santa Marta “favela” slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. All of the debutantes turned 15 this year, but few had the means to celebrate the milestone with one of the lavishContinue reading “Favela Debutante Ball: Photographer Silvia Izquierdo”

A teenage girl holds still for make-up ahead of a debutante ball organized by the Pacifying Police Unit from her Santa Marta “favela” slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. All of the debutantes turned 15 this year, but few had the means to celebrate the milestone with one of the lavish blowouts that are de rigueur among wealthier Brazilians. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) License this photo

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