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September 25, 2016

Working in Circles

Bunches of Lepironia articulata, also known as gray sedge, are laid out to dry in the Mekong Delta village of Phù Mỹ in Vietnam’s Kiên Giang Province. Villagers here have been harvesting Lepironia for hundreds of years, using it to make baskets, mats, bags, and other handicrafts. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Hoang Thai, National Geographic Your Shot

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