Photo of the Day

May 23, 2020

Take the Cake

When these Puerto Rican servicemen left the U.S. military in the mid-20th century, they were encouraged to enter technical schools and learn new skills. Here, a group gathers around a pastry chef to learn the art of cake decorating.

photograph by JUSTIN LOCKE, nat geo image collection

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