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Picture Show: At Home on the Road in Australia

In Australia, as in the United States, the idea of keeping house in a mobile home carries no shortage of negative stigma....

In Australia, as in the United States, the idea of keeping house in a mobile home carries no shortage of negative stigma. There's a default assumption that, should someone permanently live in a trailer-or a caravan, as they are also called-that person's life must have gone horribly wrong at some point. Of course, that isn't always the case. As Martina Gemmola's fantastic series "Caravanna" illustrates, some people just prefer to have the road at their doorstep-and to be able to take that doorstep with them wherever they go. Her series tells the stories of caravan residents in and around the Melbourne area of Victoria, Australia-from the countryside, to the outskirts of the city, to the coast-who've opted to live as the do for any number of reasons. "I think it's the transient nature that people are in awe of," explains the photographer. "The ability to just pack everything up one day and leave is a freedom that most of us lack."Below is a selection from "Caravanna." All captions by the photographer.


Helen wears the pants, but she wears them in a loving way.

After 90 years of diversity, Ray's spirit refuses to grow old.

A veggie garden and a VCR-Terry insists he is settled for life.

Dispirited by routine, Jack discovered life by the sea.

Tempted by anonymity, relocation is David's style.

Gypsy blood flowing through their veins, Bryan and Margaret do it their way.

Passing through, Arnold stayed forever.

A professional clown for 30 years, Davo frolics now for fun.

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If you are totally ready to move on from Donald Trump, you're not alone. According to a report last April from the Wason Center National Survey of 2020 Voters, "President Trump will be the least popular president to run for reelection in the history of polling."

Yes, you read that right, "history of polling."

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After three years on the sidelines, Colin Kapernick will be working out for multiple NFL teams on Saturday, November 16 at the Atlanta Falcons facility.

The former 49er quarterback who inflamed the culture wars by peacefully protesting against social injustice during the national anthem made the announcement on Twitter Tuesday.

Kaepernick is scheduled for a 15-minute on-field workout and an interview that will be recorded and sent to all 32 teams. The Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys, and Detroit Lions are expected to have representatives in attendance.

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"We like our quarterback situation right now," Miami head coach, Brian Flores said. "We're going to do our due diligence."

NFL Insider Steve Wyche believes that the workout is the NFL's response to multiple teams inquiring about the 32-year-old quarterback. A league-wide workout would help to mitigate any potential political backlash that any one team may face for making an overture to the controversial figure.

Kapernick is an unrestricted free agent (UFA) so any team could have reached out to him. But it's believed that the interested teams are considering him for next season.

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Earlier this year, Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid reached a financial settlement with the league in a joint collusion complaint. The players alleged that the league conspired to keep them out after they began kneeling during the national anthem in 2016.

Before the 2019 season, Kaepernick posted a video of himself working out on twitter to show he was in great physical condition and ready to play.

Kaepnick took the 49ers to the Super Bowl in 2012 and the NFC Championship game in 2013.

He has the 23rd-highest career passer rating in NFL history, the second-best interception rate, and the ninth-most rushing yards per game of any quarterback ever. In 2016, his career to a sharp dive and he won only of 11 games as a starter.

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