Phuong Tam Ho says goodbye and cries as her grandfather's coffin is leaving from the home, on Nguyen Tri Phuong, for the last time in Ho Chi Minh City, 2012.
The great grandchild of the deceased relative falls asleep during the prayer service in the arms of her mother, in Ho Chi Minh City, 2012.
At the gravesite, Vietnamese monks, chosen by the family, perform a prayer before the coffin is lowered into the ground, in Ben Tre, 2012.
A woman, who sells only fruit, reads her magazine in Nguyen Tri Phuong Market while waiting for patrons, in Ho Chi Minh City, August 7, 2012.
Local vietnamese people arrive early in the morning, in the alley by the street of Nguyen Tri Phuong, to eat at a noodles before they run out in Ho Chi Minh City, 2012.
A worker throws lobsters from tank to tank in Nha Trang, Vietnam, 2012.
A vendor chops roast pork for a bowl of Hu Tiu noodles in Nha Trang, 2012.
The head cook places a bowl of noodle soup to take out at a banh xeo restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City, 2012.
A local man stares at his phone while walking past an electric box covered in graffiti in the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City, 2012.