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Picture of four colorful little dresses hanging on a line to dry in Puerto Rico
August 5, 2021

Drying Dresses

Little dresses hang to dry on a line in Utuado, Puerto Rico. A March 2003 story examined the island's future, with residents speculating on pursuing U.S. statehood, independence, or remaining a commonwealth.
Photograph by Amy Toensing, Nat Geo Image Collections

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