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circus performers warming up backstage in Hanoi, Vietnam
August 18, 2016

Behind the Curtain

Circus performers in Hanoi, Vietnam, prepare for the show minutes before it gets under way. Nguyen Thi Thu Hiep, shown here stretching, is a contortionist. For extra money, she also performs at private parties and social events. See more pictures from the September 2016 story "Behind the Curtain of Vietnam's Oldest Circus."
Photograph by Christian Rodriguez

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