Outer Hebrides Teenagers: Life Out Here
Life in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, also known as the Western Isles, is both harsh and beautiful. Outer Hebrides teenagers learn early on that their island life is unique.
Steeped in Celtic and Viking culture, the Outer Hebrides has lost population over the years. Villages run the gamut from tiny to small, with typical teenage nightlife and adventures far away on the Mainland.
So, what makes an Outer Hebrides teenager, born and raised on the islands, want to stay?
French photographer Laetitia Vancon set out to answer this question about life in the Outer Hebrides. She came away with some compelling images and a deeper understanding of what island life is all about.
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