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Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography

Rusidah, who has no arms, has been in the photo business for 20 years

Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, carries out camera maintenance on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)
Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, takes a photograph as she carries out camera maintenance on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)
Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, carries out camera maintenance on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)
Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, takes a customer's portrait on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)
Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, positions a backdrop before taking portraits on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)
Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, stands outside her house cum studio on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)
Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, plays melodica to her nephew Dayat inside her house cum studio on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Dayat, 12, has been paralyzed since birth and now lives with Rusidah. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)
Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, combs her twelve-year-old son Nugraha's hair on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)
Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, stands inside her house cum studio on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)
Armless Indonesian woman pursues photography
Armless professional photographer Rusidah, 44, puts on her make-up on March 13, 2012 in Purworejo, Indonesia. Rusidah shoots weddings and parties and has a small studio at home in the village of Botorejo, Bayan District, Purworejo, Central Java where her husband and son also reside. She has been in the photography business for nearly 20 years. (Getty Images)