He Came on a White Horse (8/30)

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Elena is sitting in a tent made from a recycled vinyl billboard. Here she lives with her husband, mother, father, sister and developmentally disabled brother. In the summer, the Tinsmith Roma travel around the country, to practice their craft, camping and living in tents. Elena is a newlywed bride. Her husband Nasko is poor and did not have money to pay the bride price. Elena objected to the culture of the “bride markets”. She met Nasko trough a friend who gave her his phone number. They met, liked each other and eloped. Eloping is the only way for young people to escape traditional marriage.  Her family accepted them back.  Balkantzi, Varna region, Bulgaria. He Came on a White Horse.
Elena is sitting in a tent made from a recycled vinyl billboard. Here she lives with her husband, mother, father, sister and developmentally disabled brother. In the summer, the Tinsmith Roma travel around the country, to practice their craft, camping and living in tents. Elena is a newlywed bride. Her husband Nasko is poor and did not have money to pay the bride price. Elena objected to the culture of the “bride markets”. She met Nasko trough a friend who gave her his phone...
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