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French photographer Stephane Dominguez decided to find out what they think about his age his peers around the world. To do this, he went round the world trip. Through portraits and a short interview he was able to draw a more or less big picture. Some of his characters already have children, others live alone, someone considers himself old, someone - on the contrary. His photography project called "Being a 30-year-old."

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"I feel both old and young. On the one hand, life has taught me a lot, I have been through a lot. But on the other hand, I like to do silly things and make spontaneous actions ". (Diane, a dietitian. Sydney, Australia)

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"It is said that there comes a certainty that what you are 30. And I feel now that it is the absolute truth. " (Maceo, entrepreneur. Los Angeles, USA)

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"I definitely feel young because I'm less than half of the way. Now I'm 30 years old, about 20 of them, I lived consciously. I left there are still more than 30 years, and that's fine. " (Alvaro, architect. Santiago, Chile)

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"I always forget about their age! But it seems to me that to 30 we are gaining experience and becoming more mature. The way I think now, is significantly different from my thoughts in 20 years. " (Gaston, furniture retailer. Ushuaia, Argentina)

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"The advent of the 30th anniversary did not change anything at all. Creating a family and having children - here are the steps that are really changing lives. Then age ceases to be relevant. " (Christian driver. Villa O'Higgins, Chile)

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"After 30 changed only one thing: now I try not to answer questions about my age." (Magdalena, working in the tourism business. Puerto Tranquilo, Chile)

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"I used to think that 30 years - it is an important advance and stunning stage in life. But in reality, I do not feel. When people ask me how old I am, I have to consider. Age - is a matter of attitude to life. " (Christian psychologist. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

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"Change? Now, after a night of partying I need two or three days to recover - it is something new and different. As for the changes in mind, I began to think about the future more than ever. " (Leandro, retoucher. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

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"I imagined that 30 I will live in their own homes in the United States with her husband and children and work in the field of medicine. Today my life is arranged quite differently. But I'm happy to be the one who I am. " (Paola manager on site. Lima, Peru)

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"Now I am more independent than in the life that drew himself ten years ago. I traveled a lot and learned a lot, I can live alone without any help, and I passionately favorite thing besides make money. Every day marvel at the opportunities! "(Ines, a music teacher. Salta, Argentina)

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"I need so much to have time for a short time to travel, get married, have children, to write a book ... To be happy, I need to dream!" (Janice, Marketing Consultant São Paulo, Brazil.)

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It is amazing, but I feel old ... or just older people around me. When, for example, a concert is still full of energy, I'm already mentally dream of a bed. " (Warren, an entrepreneur, a plumber and a blacksmith. Cape Town, South Africa)

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"I'm old, because 30 years - that's a lot. I have three children, the eldest of them 11. This means practically that the arrival of the next generation. It seems my life is set up, and it is unlikely to change significantly in the future. " (Beatrice, entrepreneur. Likoma Island, Malawi)

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"My best memory - it is" now "! Why? Because that's my job, and with it the income is better than ever "before. (Farouk, fisherman. Mozambique)

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"I do not feel old, but rather more experienced, and this sensation is perfect!" (Kevin, a software developer. Cape Town, South Africa)

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"The main thing that has changed since the 30 - that's what I ask myself more than ever a lot of questions. And, it seems, now I know better. " (Monica, baker. Cape Town, South Africa)

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"I used to rely only on himself and was responsible only for himself. Now I am responsible for my family, listening to the advice of friends, I think more about the consequences. I am no longer alone. " (Julius, a builder. Manchu, Malawi)

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"I hope that in ten years the world will be like a small village, thanks to technology and information, people will be aware of everything that happens in all parts of the world. I believe that there will come in the unity of religions, which will prevent many wars and deaths. " (Andualem, caretaker and fisherman. Bahir Dar, Ethiopia)

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"Even though I have achieved the goals that put ourselves at this point, to live is still not easy. If earlier, not having a lot of money, we can afford much, but now because of the inflation we have and with great capital can not afford almost anything. " (Mmadi, caretaker and fisherman. Zanzibar)

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"Even though I had quite a hard life, I would not change anything in it. The main thing is that we have the basics: the house and the water. " (Cyndane housewife. Maasai Village, Tanzania)

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"I think that in the future I will live in the same village with my two wives and children. I would just like to have more cattle and weapons. It is necessary to ward off the wild beasts of our animals. " (Bori, breeder cattle farmer. Valley of the Omo River, Ethiopia)

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"I have become wiser than before, and mature than ever before. Now I can look back and look at how behaved the last ten years. I'm in no hurry any more, now I ponder every step before you start something. " (Berhanu, a businessman. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)

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"I am proud of my scientific work. I discovered a cure for the virus (form of autism), which damages the brain as a result of gene mutation. I think this is a major achievement in my life, because I really enjoy helping people. " (Matt scientist. New York, USA)

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"I lived without thinking about anything. Just have fun, without having any special ambitions. Now life is getting worse, I'm looking for something that really matters is: I want to pass the exams to get a good job, start a family and buy his own house. " (Byuket student. Lalibela, Ethiopia)

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"I always forget about his age, he is for me does not mean anything. A girl with whom I grew up, got children, their life is full of stress, and they look older than I am. I feel younger, because I have no limits. The more I age, the more I become freer. " (Stephanie, actress, writer, model. New York, USA)

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"If I could erase some elements of the old life, it would be my conduct passive observer. It is this, as well as various fears prevented me to act and achieve goals. " (Anna, a consultant. Paris, France)

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"I want to devote ten years of travel. For example, look at the Mayan ruins. I want to save up a lot of memories, then to tell funny stories about my adventures. " (Zoltan, manager of projects. Budapest, Hungary)