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a shepherd trekking through the snow in northern Iran
January 11, 2015

A Day’s Work

A shepherd carries heavy luggage on a snowy mountain in northern Iran. According to Your Shot member Hemad Nazari, shepherds must walk 12 miles a day when moving their flocks of sheep from the high mountains to the valley.

Nazari’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Hemad Nazari, National Geographic Your Shot

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