12 Revealing Portraits Of Colombian Prostitutes

Slice of life photographs of the profession at the center of the Secret Service sex scandal. A look at the human side of this ugly and embarrassing incident.

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Prostitutes walk on the square of the old city in Cartagena April 17, 2012. As many as 21 women were brought back to a hotel in Colombia by U.S. Secret Service and military personnel in an incident last week involving alleged misconduct with prostitutes.

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Prostitutes in Cartegena walk in front of the Hotel Caribe, scene of the alleged Secret Service misconduct, April 17, 2012.

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Prostitutes walk on the square of the old city in Cartagena April 17, 2012.

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Prostitutes walk on the square of the old city in Cartagena April 17, 2012.

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A prostitute ® walks on the square of the old city in Cartagena April 17, 2012.

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Prostitutes walk near the Hotel Caribe in Cartagena April 17, 2012.

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Prostitutes ® stand outside a bar in a square in the old city, April 14, 2012.

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Prostitutes walk a street of the old city, April 14, 2012.

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A prostitute sits on a bench across from a group of men in a square in the old city, April 14, 2012.

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