Photographed by Mary Schmidt
2019 Maymester, Prague, Czech Republic, Documentary Photography Program
"This photo was taken during a demonstration in the Czech Republic. Protesters from all over the country came to Prague to demand the resignation of their Prime Minister Andrej Babis. Seeing hundreds of thousands of people come together peacefully for a cause was the most inspiring moment of the entire trip. I moved through the crowd witnessing people of all ages use their voices in a language I could not understand, yet I could still feel their sense of urgency and desire. The man pictured in this photo was one strong figure out of the many thousands that attended."