“The rent had not been paid since July after Luriana’s last pay check. Burim had promised he’d find work, but there was little to do now in the fields, and metal scrap recycling quality controller jobs were so hard to find for the plucky lad from Tirana. Luriana had no choice but to move back to her mother’s house. The furniture had to go, and so did her prized ballroom dancing shoes.”
Pair, women’s shoes. Albania.
Image courtesy of Paul G.