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Brief Encounters is a collection of people I have met. Maybe our paths crossed for a mere 15 seconds or maybe for a more substantial 15 minutes. Nevertheless, the encounters were all brief. Some people told me their life story, others didn't even reveal their name. It depended on the day, my mood, the weather, the country, the language, my surroundings, and everything really. It depended on the person. It always depends on the person.

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Near the Duomo in Florence, Italy I met Yara Ali. She came all the way from Egpyt with her friend Rawan from Jordan. She kept posing for her photo, turning this brief encounter into a 15 minute photo shoot.