August 10, 2014

Lost in Thought, Istanbul

Photograph by Merve Ates, National Geographic Your Shot

A young boy casts a striking comparison to an aging man lost in a book on a ferry in Istanbul. Turkey has a relatively young population—over 25 percent of its residents are 14 or younger.

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