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Nineteen-year-old Dora is sitting on the bed in her bedroom wearing traditional Tinsmith dress. Behind, in an old fashion cradle, made from a small carpet and attached with ropes to the ceiling is her baby boy. This is the first and last time I saw her in her mother-in-law’s house. When I returned in a year, Dora was gone. It turns out that, in order to marry, Dora hid her difficulties seeing. Once this was discovered by her husband she was thrown out from the house. Now her husband Petko is visiting every ‘bride market’ to find a new wife. Once he liked a girl and she agreed to marry her but her father asked him to pay a 10,000 leva (5,000 Euros) dowry. “So, I refused to pay the money and to marry her,” remembers Petko. He is in favor of changing the old tradition in the Tinsmith clan related to paying money to the girl’s father. Pazardjik, Bulgaria. He Came on a White Horse.
Nineteen-year-old Dora is sitting on the bed in her bedroom wearing traditional Tinsmith dress. Behind, in an old fashion cradle, made from a small carpet and attached with ropes to the ceiling is her baby boy. This is the first and last time I saw her in her mother-in-law’s house. When I returned in a year, Dora was gone. It turns out that, in order to marry, Dora hid her difficulties seeing. Once this was discovered by her husband she was thrown out from the house. Now her husband...
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