Parties at the bus stations

by Matt Krause on February 8, 2013

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In Turkey military service is mandatory for males. Four times a year the service begins, and on those days the bus stations are overrun with friends and extended family members saying goodbye to their young men.

This is a family dancing around to say goodbye to one of theirs…



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