Photographer's Note

In many parts of Latin America, including Cuba, la Quinceaera is the celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday.

Although most Cuban girls dream of celebrating their Quinceaera, families do what they can and usually begin saving money for this event on their daughters day of birth, as an average Cuban family earns 18$ a month, and a Quinceaera costs up to US$1 500.00....

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