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In Rio de Janeiro, many, many girls work at petrol stations in very, very short shorts. This phenomenon of the 'Frentistas' caught the eye of Brazilian-based fashion photographer Albrecht Gerlach. The girls are preferred to men because of their kindness and grace. That, and their ultra-mini uniforms. So what exactly is sold here?! Sexual connotations of all kind are stirred here. Not much Freud is needed to understand why men visiting these petrol stations get easily pumped up when refuelled. Apparently, when it comes to energy trading, all is fair in the game of urban mobility...

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