Marissa and Mariposa look forward to market days in the town square.

They sell traditional brightly-coloured hair adornments to American tourists looking for authentic souvenirs of their trip south.

The sisters smile thinking of the profits they make by buying the hair decorations wholesale from China.

photo by Marisol Benitez via Unsplash

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“there’s one born every minute” is in reference to the  mid-19th century showman and circus owner, PT Barnum. He is closely associated with saying, “there is a sucker born every minute.”