Matthew Tomlet
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My Panama Canal: Matthew Tomlet

Artist Matthew Tomlet came to Panama at the age of four, when his father got a job working on the canal.

It was an idyllic childhood, he says. So much so that he never wanted to follow in his father's footsteps when he returned to the US.

"I could never leave," he says. "When I go back to the States to visit family, I'm counting the hours until I come back to Panama."

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