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Portraits Of Boston: Genuinely Happy

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“I like friendships with people who personify the qualities I admire and act in a way that I would like to emulate. She finds joy in a lot of experiences — in a very unaffected way. She doesn’t do it to manipulate people somehow or to gain something from it. She is just genuinely happy. On the other hand, I often tend to put myself second.

Being around people who do what makes them happy reminds me that I have to do the same.”


Portraits of Boston is a project of independent photographer Ivan Velinov. He is regularly sharing some of his favorite portraits with WBUR. Visit his website to see the hundreds of portraits he has taken on the streets of Boston.

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