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a young boy wearing a straw hat and eating an enormous slice of watermelon
June 1, 2020

Slice of Life

A young boy enjoys a slice of watermelon at a festival in Chiefland, Florida. Almost 40 years after this picture was published, Florida still leads the states in watermelon production.
Photograph by James P. Blair, Nat Geo Image Collection

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