Save 20% on Awesome and Plus accounts with Our A+ Back to School Sale Upgrade now

We met this scruffy little guy as he was walking to the store for some candy. He kept saying (prompted by his grandmother) hello... goodbye... hello... goodbye... hello...

Happniess is indeed a state of mind.

He was too young to know how poor he was and gave off the sweetest vibe. it was infectious. It's been more than a year since I took this shot and I still smile when I think about that meeting.

We gave him a one yuan note and he was about as happy as a kid could be...

Liugong Village, Yangshuo County, Guangxi, China - February, 2012.

Discover more inspiring photos like this one.

Download the FREE 500px app Open in app